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Where did the English larcombe family come from? What is the English larcombe family crest and coat of arms? When did the larcombe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the larcombe family history?
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name larcombe were recorded, including Larcombe, Larcomb, Larkom, Larcom, Larcum, Larkham, Larcumb, Larcumbe, Lacombe, Lacom, Lacomb, Lacum, Lacumb and many more.
First found in Wiltshire 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 year 1576 when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our larcombe research. Another 189 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1602 and 1669 are included under the topic Early larcombe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 51 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early larcombe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
larcombe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The larcombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The larcombe 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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