laty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Anglo-Saxon name laty comes from when its first bearer worked as a person who worked as a servant of a noble lady. The surname laty 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 laty family
The surname laty was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the laty family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laty research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1296, 1379, 1397, 1399, 1581, 1625, 1700, 1787, 1625, 1684, 1658 and 1731 are included under the topic Early laty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
laty Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name laty include Ladyman, Ledyman, Ladymen, Laudyman, Lauediman and many more.
Early Notables of the laty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the laty family to Ireland
Some of the laty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 52 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the laty family
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name laty or a variant listed above: Abigall Ladyman, who sailed to Virginia in 1695; and John Ladyman to Nova Scotia in 1749.