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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, langseth 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 Devon. This surname was used to refer to those individuals who lived at the lang-mead, which literally means the long meadow.

langseth Early Origins



The surname langseth was first found in Devon, where the name dates back to at least the 14th century. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
There are numerous different spellings of the surname.

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langseth Spelling Variations


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langseth Spelling Variations



langseth has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Langmead, Langemead, Langmeed, Langmede, Langemede, Langmaid, Langmayd, Langmade, Longmead, Longmate and many more.

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langseth Early History


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langseth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langseth research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 180 and 1808 are included under the topic Early langseth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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langseth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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langseth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 17 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langseth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first langseths to arrive on North American shores:

langseth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lena O. Langseth, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1895

langseth Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charlie Langseth, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Southampton, in 1906
  • Harald Langseth, aged 4, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Anna Langseth, aged 27, who landed in America from Kristiania, Norway, in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name langseth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name langseth (post 1700)



  • Marcus G. Langseth, American scientist, eponym of the R/V Marcus Langseth, a research vessel owned by the National Science Foundation
  • Keith Langseth (b. 1938), American Democratic Farmer Labor Party member of the Minnesota Senate
  • Tod Langseth (b. 1968), English writer, actor and producer
  • Lisa Langseth, Jury Award and Flash Forward Award winning director

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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

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  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The langseth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langseth Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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