Origins Available: English, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a person who worked as a servant of a noble lady. The surname latay belongs to the category of occupational names which associates a specific labor activity to an individual. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.
Early Origins of the latay family
family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the latay family
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latay Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name latay has appeared include Ladyman, Ledyman, Ladymen, Laudyman, Lauediman and many more.
Early Notables of the latay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the latay family to Ireland
Some of the latay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the latay family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name latay arrived in North America very early: Abigall Ladyman, who sailed to Virginia in 1695; and John Ladyman to Nova Scotia in 1749.
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