The name langdile is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when the family lived in the region of Langdale in Westmorland
(now part of Cumbria). langdile 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 langdile family
The surname langdile 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 langdile family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langdile 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 langdile History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
langdile Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like langdile are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name langdile include: Langdale, Langdall and others.
Early Notables of the langdile 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 langdile Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the langdile family to Ireland
Some of the langdile 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 langdile family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name langdile or a variant listed above: Robert Langdale settled in Barbados in 1669.