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Multiple Origins for the Surname lawn


Irish


lawn Early Origins



The surname lawn was first found in County Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, in the mid 17th century. Most likely from the Gaelic name Ó Dubhshláine, comprised of "dubh" and "slán," meaning black and challenge.

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lawn Spelling Variations


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lawn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lane, Laney and others.

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lawn Early History


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lawn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lawn research. Another 23 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1668, 1620, 1683, 1664, 1650 and 1724 are included under the topic Early lawn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lawn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lawn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lawn Notables 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:

lawn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Lawn, who landed in Maryland in 1638

lawn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Lawn, who arrived in America in 1795

lawn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Lawn, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • John Lawn, aged 19, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1864

lawn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Lawn arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PHOEBE 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Phoebe.htm
  • Jane Lawn arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PHOEBE 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Phoebe.htm
  • Caroline Lawn arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PHOEBE 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Phoebe.htm

lawn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Lawn arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name lawn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lawn (post 1700)



  • John J. Lawn, American state legislator serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives
  • John C. "Jack" Lawn, American Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (1985-1990)
  • Chris Lawn (b. 1972), Irish former Tyrone Gaelic footballer

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lawn Family Crest Products


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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PHOEBE 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Phoebe.htm

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  3. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  6. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The lawn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lawn 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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