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The langtree name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Langtree in Devon. The surname was also associated with Langtree the township in the parish of Standish in Lancashire.

langtree Early Origins



The surname langtree was first found in Devon at Langtree, a village and parish in the union of Torrington, hundred of Shebbear, Torrington. Dating back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Langtrewa [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
, the place name literally means "tall tree," from the Old English words "lang" + "treow." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Standish-with-Langtree was the name of a local government district centered on Standish, Greater Manchester, historically part of Lancashire. The Langtree was an ancient hundred in the south-east of the county of Oxfordshire.

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langtree Spelling Variations


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langtree Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name langtree has undergone many spelling variations, including Langtree, Langtrey, Langtry and others.

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langtree Early History


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langtree Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langtree research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 117 and 1173 are included under the topic Early langtree History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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langtree Early Notables (pre 1700)


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langtree Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early langtree Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name langtree were among those contributors:

langtree Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M. V. Langtree, aged 52, who arrived in America from Belfast, in 1895

langtree Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert G. Langtree, aged 22, who arrived in America from Melbourne, Australia, in 1906
  • James Langtree, aged 36, who arrived in America from Burnley, England, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name langtree (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name langtree (post 1700)



  • Charles Langtree (1833-1916), Australian rules footballer who played in round 12 of the 1900 VFL season
  • Andrew Mark Langtree (b. 1977), British stage and film actor, known for his films roles in Emmerdale (1972), Coronation Street (1960) and De-Lovely (2004)

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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The langtree Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langtree 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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