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latta Early Origins



The surname latta was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat on the lands of Lathis from very early times. The first recorded Chief of the name was Thomas Laithis "of that Ilk."

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latta Spelling Variations


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latta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Latto, Lawtie, Laithis, Lautie, Latta, Lattay, Lathes, Lawta, Lawty, Lawtye, Lawtay, Lathis and many more.

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latta Early History


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latta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our latta research. Another 357 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1518, 1587, 1628, 1646, 1648, 1695, 1720 and 1766 are included under the topic Early latta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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latta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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latta Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

latta Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Latta, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1768

latta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Latta, who landed in America in 1807 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Latta, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1814 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anson Latta, who settled in Plainfield in 1830
  • Albert Latta, who settled in Phillipston, in Thurlow township in 1834
  • Colvin Latta, who landed in America in 1862 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

latta Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Latta, aged 24, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Highlander" in 1834
  • J. G. Latta was a farmer in Thurlow township in Plainfield in Ontario in 1841

latta Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Latta, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • Sarah Latta, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • Elizabeth Latta, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • Robert Latta, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • Mary Latta, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

latta Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Latta, aged 21, a plumber, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Mary Latta, aged 23, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Thomas Latta, aged 18 mths., who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Sophia Latta, aged 1 mth., who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name latta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name latta (post 1700)



  • Delbert Leroy "Del" Latta (1920-2016), American politician, thirty year Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio (1959-1989)
  • John H. Latta, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan State Board of Agriculture, 1909
  • John Latta (1836-1913), American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate, 1864-66; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1875-79
  • James Polk Latta (1844-1911), American Democrat politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1887; Member of Nebraska State Senate, 1907; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1909-11
  • Gladys Latta, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964
  • Frank Latta, American politician, Mayor of Gillette, Wyoming, 1995-2003
  • Floyd R. Latta, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State Senate 9th District, 1944, 1946, 1948, 1950; Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948, 1964
  • Clifford B. Latta, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Kentucky State Senate 29th District, 1975
  • Albert B. Latta, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1909, 1911
  • Gregory Edwin Latta (1952-1994), American football player, inducted into the Morgan State Hall of Fame
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  7. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The latta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The latta 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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