Lanie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lanie family

The surname Lanie was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Lanie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lanie research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 155,, 1193, 1449, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1591, 1675, 1660, 1663 and 1667 are included under the topic Early Lanie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lanie Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Lanie include Lany, Lanie, Lannie, Lanny and others.

Early Notables of the Lanie family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Lanie family to Ireland

Some of the Lanie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lanie migration to the United States +

Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Lanie or a variant listed above:

Lanie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Lanie, who landed in New York in 1823 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lanie (post 1700) +

  • Lanie Alabanza- Barcena (b. 1979), also known as Miss Lawn, an American graphic/fashion designer and co-founder/creative director of the female Streetwear brand, HLZBLZ
  • Lanie Woodfine, Canadian curler at the 2011 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship representing Newfoundland and Labrador


  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)


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