Early Origins of the lawtye family
The surname lawtye was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
on the lands of Lathis from very early times. The first recorded Chief of the name was Thomas Laithis "of that Ilk."
Early History of the lawtye family
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lawtye Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Latto, Lawtie, Laithis, Lautie, Latta, Lattay, Lathes, Lawta, Lawty, Lawtye, Lawtay, Lathis and many more.
Early Notables of the lawtye family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lawtye family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hamilton, James and John Latta, who settled in Philadelphia between 1738 and 1867; Alexander Lawtey settled in St. Christopher in 1716; William Latta settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1768.