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launay Early Origins



The surname launay was first found in London where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that city.

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launay Spelling Variations


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launay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Delawny, Delauney, De Laune, De Lune, Delaune, Delorney, Dalorney, Deloney, Delony, De Lawny and many more.

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launay Early History


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launay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our launay research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1463, 1455, 1487, 1664, 1584, 1654, 1608, 1659, 1728 and 1172 are included under the topic Early launay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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launay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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launay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early launay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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launay In Ireland


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launay In Ireland



Some of the launay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 136 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

launay Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Widow Launay, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • Jean Launay, aged 22, landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Gemaine Launay, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1796

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Contemporary Notables of the name launay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name launay (post 1700)



  • Jean Aulay de Launay, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. 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.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The launay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The launay 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 2 November 2016 at 09:19.

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