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Lendrum Early Origins



The surname Lendrum was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in their territories. The name Lendrum is thought to be of local origin from the place so named near Turriff, Aberdeenshire. The Celtic word "lendrum" means 'moor of the ridge.' The earliest mention of a variation of the name is of a Thomas Leintron, who was a baillie in St.Andrews, 13 miles south of Dundee in 1582.

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Lendrum Spelling Variations


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Lendrum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Landrum, Lendrum, Lentrum and others.

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Lendrum Early History


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Lendrum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lendrum research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1620 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Lendrum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lendrum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lendrum Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lendrum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lendrum Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Lendrum, who is on record in Virginia in 1764
  • Thomas Lendrum, who arrived in Virginia in 1765
  • Andrew Lendrum arrived in Philadelphia in 1788

Lendrum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Lendrum, who landed in New York in 1811
  • James Lendrum, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • J H Lendrum, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Lendrum Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Lendrum a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Romulus" in 1862
  • Robert Lendrum a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Romulus" in 1862

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lendrum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lendrum (post 1700)



  • Tom Lendrum (b. 1928), American politician, Member of the Ohio House of Representatives (2001-2002)
  • Robert Noel "Bob" Lendrum (b. 1948), New Zealand rugby union player who played for Counties (1968-1970), Member of the New Zealand All Blacks National Team in 1973

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
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    The Lendrum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lendrum Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 June 2016 at 00:40.

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