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latay is an 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.

latay Early Origins



The surname latay was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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latay Spelling Variations


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latay Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name latay has appeared include Ladyman, Ledyman, Ladymen, Laudyman, Lauediman and many more.

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latay Early History


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latay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our latay research. Another 389 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1296, 1379, 1397, 1399, 1581, 1625, 1670, 1700, and 1787 are included under the topic Early latay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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latay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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latay Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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latay In Ireland


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latay In Ireland



Some of the latay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 139 words (10 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



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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The latay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The latay 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 27 October 2010 at 13:44.

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