langdyle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestors of the bearers of the langdyle family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in the region of Langdale in Westmorland (now part of Cumbria). langdyle 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 langdyle family

The surname langdyle 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. [1]

Important Dates for the langdyle family

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langdyle Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name langdyle include Langdale, Langdall and others.

Early Notables of the langdyle 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...
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Migration of the langdyle family

Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name langdyle or a variant listed above: Robert Langdale settled in Barbados in 1669.

Citations

  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
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