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The ancestry of the name Lempet dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in a region of Lampet in Normandy. The surname Lempet was adopted in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. Lempet is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Lempet Early Origins



The surname Lempet was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Lempet Early History


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Lempet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lempet research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1332, 1356, 1384, 1444, 1621 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Lempet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lempet Spelling Variations


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Lempet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Lempet have been found, including Lampet, Lampett, Lampit, Lampitt, Lampart, Lampert and many more.

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Lempet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lempet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lempet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Lempet, or a variant listed above: W. Lampart, who sailed to Virginia in 1665; and Adam and John Lampart to Pennsylvania in 1764.

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