Early Origins of the lanphear family
The surname lanphear was first found in Germany
, where the name Lanphear came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Early History of the lanphear family
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lanphear Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lanphear, Lenper, Lanpeer, Lanpere, Leinver, Laenfver, Leinfver, Lienfver and many more.
Early Notables of the lanphear family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lanphear family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henrich Leiner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753; Henry, Jr. Leiner, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1765; Christoph Leiner, who arrived in Quebec in 1778.
Contemporary Notables of the name lanphear (post 1700)
- Bruce P Lanphear, American MD, MPH, director of the Environmental Health Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, and a professor of environmental health at the University of Cincinnati