Origins Available: English, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the popular female personal name Elizabeth. The name Lelis is a metronymic surname, which is derived from the name of the mother. Occasionally, the surname is derived from residence in the settlement of Lilley in Hertfordshire or in the place called Lilly in Berkshire. In this case, the name Lelis belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Lelis family
Worcestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Lelis family
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Lelis Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Lelis family name include Lillie, Lilie, Lilley, Lilly and others.
Early Notables of the Lelis family (pre 1700)
England, where he became the dominant portrait painter to the court; John Lyly (Lilly or Lylie; c.1553-1606), an English writer, poet, dramatist, playwright, and politician, best...
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Migration of the Lelis family to Ireland
Some of the Lelis family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Lelis family to the New World and Oceana
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