Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name for the son of Leman, which was taken from the personal name Liefman. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early Origins of the Leahan family
Suffolk at Wenhaston, a parish, in the union and hundred of Blything. "The family of Leman had a [family] seat here. The church is an ancient structure in the decorated English style, with a square embattled tower, and contains several monuments to the Leman family." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 provided some of the earliest records of the family, typically with ancient spellings: Leman Bru in Norfolk; Alan filius Leman in Cambridgeshire; Eldred Leman in Somerset; and Thomas Letman in Oxfordshire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Leahan family
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Leahan Spelling Variations
spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Leahan have been found, including Leaman, Leamen, Leman, Lemon, Lemmon, Leemon, Limon and many more.
Early Notables of the Leahan family (pre 1700)
Baronet (died 1667), an English politician who sat in the House of...
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Migration of the Leahan family to Ireland
Some of the Leahan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Leahan family to the New World and Oceana
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Leahan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Leahan (post 1700)
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