latto History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the latto family

The surname latto 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.".

Important Dates for the latto family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our latto research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1518, 1587, 1628, 1646, 1648, 1695, 1720 and 1766 are included under the topic Early latto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

latto Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the latto family (pre 1700)

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

latto migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

latto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alexander and William Latto, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1828

latto migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

latto Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mrs. Mary Latto, (b. 1827), aged 36, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sebastopol" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 21st May 1863 [1]
  • Mr. James Latto, (b. 1829), aged 34, British ploughman travelling from London aboard the ship "Sebastopol" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 21st May 1863 [1]
  • Mr. William Latto, (b. 1854), aged 9, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sebastopol" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 21st May 1863 [1]
  • Mr. George Latto, (b. 1856), aged 7, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sebastopol" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 21st May 1863 [1]
  • Mr. James Latto, (b. 1858), aged 5, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sebastopol" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 21st May 1863 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name latto (post 1700)

  • Bill Latto, American football coach
  • Gordon John Latto (b. 1958), former Scottish professional ice hockey player
  • David Latto, Scottish Town Clerk of Dundee
  • Dr. Douglas Latto, Scottish Chairman, British Safety Council
  • Pauline Latto, Paralympic athlete from Great Britain
  • Gordon Latto (1911-1998), British President of the International Vegetarian Union from 1971-1990

Historic Events for the latto family

HMS Prince of Wales
  • Mr. Harold W Latto, British Able Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [2]

You May Also Like

Citations

  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  2. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
Shipping
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

Support
BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Payment
Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate