The name langdall is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the region of Langdale in Westmorland
(now part of Cumbria). langdall is a habitation
name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local
names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Early Origins of the langdall family
The surname langdall was first found in Westmorland
at either Great and Little Langdale or at Langdale. The Lords of Langdale held the manor of Langdale in the hundred
of Pickering since before the time of King John. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the langdall family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langdall research.Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1773, 1532, 1580, 1598, 1661, 1658, 1661, 1661 and 1703 are included under the topic Early langdall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
langdall Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. langdall has been spelled many different ways, including Langdale, Langdall and others.
Early Notables of the langdall family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Alban Langdale or Langdaile ( fl.
1532-1580), an English Roman Catholic churchman and author; Sir Marmaduke Langdale (1598-1661), a Royalist... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langdall Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the langdall family to Ireland
Some of the langdall family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the langdall family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first langdalls to arrive in North America: Robert Langdale settled in Barbados in 1669.