Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the region of Langdale in Westmorland (now part of Cumbria). langdell 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 langdell family
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 langdell family
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langdell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name langdell have been found, including Langdale, Langdall and others.
Early Notables of the langdell family (pre 1700)
fl. 1532-1580), an English Roman Catholic churchman and author; Sir Marmaduke Langdale (1598-1661), a Royalist...
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Migration of the langdell family to Ireland
Some of the langdell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the langdell family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name langdell, or a variant listed above:
langdell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
langdell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name langdell (post 1700)
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