langmuir History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the langmuir family

The surname langmuir was first found in East Dunbartonshire at Langmuir, near Kirkintilloch, a town and former royal burgh about 8 miles (13km) northeast of Glasgow. Alternatively the name could have been derived from Longmore, near Ayr. [1] One of the first records of the name was Elice de la Longmore and Robert de Langemore of Ayrshire who rendered homage to King Edward I in his invasion of Scotland in 1296. [1]

Early History of the langmuir family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langmuir research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1417, 1424, 1524, 1477 and 1663 are included under the topic Early langmuir History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

langmuir Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Langmore, Langmuir, Langmoor, Langmuire, Longmuir, Longmore, Longmuire and many more.

Early Notables of the langmuir family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the langmuir family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Langmore settled in Plymouth in 1620; Anne Longmore settled in Virginia in 1739; John Longmore arrived in Philadelphia in 1876.

Contemporary Notables of the name langmuir (post 1700) +

  • Alexander Duncan Langmuir (1910-1993), American epidemiologist, best known for creating the Epidemic Intelligence Service
  • Irving Langmuir (1881-1957), American scientist, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and physicist, developer of the Langmuir probe
  • John D. Langmuir, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Nashua 1st Ward, 1948 [2]
  • Roddy Langmuir (b. 1960), British alpine skier at the 1980 Winter Olympics
  • Sean Langmuir (b. 1967), British alpine skier at the 1992 Winter Olympics

  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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