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Multiple Origins for the Surname larimer


English


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 America. 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. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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