langman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The earliest origins of the family name langman date back to the Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name given to a person who because of their physical characteristics was referred to as the tall man.

Early Origins of the langman family

The surname langman was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the langman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langman research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1574, 1729, 1846, 1872, and 1899 are included under the topic Early langman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

langman Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname langman include Langman, Langeman, Langaman, Langmann, Langemann, Langmon, Langemon, Langmen and many more.

Early Notables of the langman family (pre 1700)

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United States langman migration to the United States +

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

langman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Peter and Mary Langman, who sailed to Virginia in 1620
langman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • J. Langman to New Jersey in 1709
  • Just Langman, who arrived in New Jersey in 1709 [1]
  • Johan Peter Langman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
langman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Langman to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Eliza Langman, aged 26, who arrived in New York in 1868 [1]
  • Rebecca Langman, aged 58, who landed in New York in 1868 [1]

Australia langman migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

langman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • William Langman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [2]
  • Elizabeth Langman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [2]
  • Mary Langman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajasthan" in 1840 [3]
  • Richard Langman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1849 [4]
  • John Langman, aged 28, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa" [5]

Contemporary Notables of the name langman (post 1700) +

  • Steven M. Langman, American businessman and investor, Chairman and co-founder of the Rhône Group
  • Ida Langman, American distinguished botanist
  • Neil Hedley Langman (b. 1932), retired English footballer who played from 1953 to 1967
  • Sir Archibald Lawrence Langman (1872-1949), 2nd Baronet of Eaton Square in the City of Westminster, English peer
  • Sir John Lyell Langman (1912-1985), 3rd Baronet of Eaton Square in the City of Westminster, English peer
  • Sir John Lawrence Langman (1846-1928), 1st Baronet of Eaton Square in the City of Westminster, English philanthropist
  • Lebbert Langman (b. 1893), Dutch owner of owner of Touwfabriek Langman, the oldest rope making company in Europe in 1893
  • Laura Langman (b. 1986), New Zealand three-time gold and silver medalist international netball player from Hamilton
  • Nicholas John Andrew Langman (b. 1960), British officer for the British secret service organization MI6


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MOFFATT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Moffatt.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJASTHAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Rajasthan.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849DavidMalcolm.htm
  5. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml


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