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The name larimer is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It is a name for someone who worked as a person who worked as a lorimer which is an Old French word used to refer to those individuals who made stirrup irons, spurs and other metal articles that people used with horses.

larimer Early Origins



The surname larimer was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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larimer Spelling Variations


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larimer Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like larimer are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name larimer include: Lorimer, Lorrimer, Lorrimore, Lorriman, Lorrimoor, Lorrimar, Larimore and many more.

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larimer Early History


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larimer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our larimer research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early larimer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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larimer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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larimer Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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larimer In Ireland


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larimer In Ireland



Some of the larimer family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name larimer or a variant listed above:

larimer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel W. Larimer, aged 61, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Chas. Larimer, aged 41, who landed in America, in 1896

larimer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Larimer, aged 60, who emigrated to America from Ballyclare, in 1906
  • Mary Larimer, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Ethel R. Larimer, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Jeannie Larimer, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Paisley, Scotland, in 1911
  • Z. Larimer, who landed in America, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name larimer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name larimer (post 1700)



  • David G. Larimer (b. 1944), American jurist, Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York (1987-2009)
  • William Larimer Jr. (1809-1875), American settler and land developer, founder of the city of Denver, Colorado and Larimer County, Colorado
  • Smith Larimer (1829-1881), American Civil War corporal in the Union Army, Medal of Honor recipient for his actions at the Battle of Sayler's Creek

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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    The larimer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The larimer 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.

    This page was last modified on 31 March 2016 at 07:14.

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