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The origins of the distinguished surname lawlar are somewhat obscure. The name is most likely related to the Middle Dutch word "lollaerd," meaning "babbler of nonsense"; alternatively, it is possible that the name is connected to the early Middle English word "lollere," meaning "mumbler," a name applied to a pious person. "lawlar" was substituted in the 14th century for "Lollard" as a description of the followers of John Wyclif, an English Bible translator who was condemned as a heretic.

lawlar Early Origins



The surname lawlar was first found in East England, where the name is thought to have originated. The first known bearer of the name was Elfred le Lollere, who was recorded in the Cartularium Monasterii de Rameseia of Huntingdonshire in 1133.

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lawlar Spelling Variations


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lawlar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lollar, Loller, Lawler, Lawlor, Lawlar, Lollard and many more.

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lawlar Early History


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lawlar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lawlar research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1133, 1279, 1821, 1827, 1322, 1808 and 1790 are included under the topic Early lawlar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lawlar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lawlar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lawlar Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lawlar In Ireland


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lawlar In Ireland



Some of the lawlar family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 71 words (5 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:

lawlar Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Lawlar, who arrived in Maryland in 1677

lawlar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Lawlar, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The lawlar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lawlar 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 18 December 2014 at 15:26.

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