names to come from Britain, langmead is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the village of Langmead, in the county of
. This surname was used to refer to those individuals who lived at the lang-mead, which literally means the long meadow.
, where the name dates back to at least the 14th century.
There are numerous different spellings of the surname.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langmead research.Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 180 and 1808 are included under the topic Early langmead History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 langmead have been found, including Langmead, Langemead, Langmeed, Langmede, Langemede, Langmaid, Langmayd, Langmade, Longmead, Longmate and many more.