Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the name Lawrence. This name is in turn derived from the Latin name Laurentius, which literally means man from Laurentium, a town in Italy named for its laurels or bay trees. The popularity of this name in medieval Europe is due to the exploits of a saint who was martyred at Rome in the 3rd century.
Early Origins of the lawrance family
Lancashire at Yealand-Redmayne, a township, in the parish of Warton, union of Lancaster, hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands. "Yealand Hall, an ancient dwelling at Yealand-Storrs in the township, seems to have been possessed in the reign of Henry VIII. by the family of Lawrence, who held the manor of "Yeland-Redmayn" as of the manor of Warton." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the lawrance family
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lawrance Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Lawrence, Laurence, Lawerence, Lawrance and many more.
Early Notables of the lawrance family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lawrance family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name lawrance were among those contributors:
lawrance Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
lawrance Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
lawrance Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name lawrance (post 1700)
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