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Lenten Early Origins



The surname Lenten was first found in East Lothian, Scotland, where East Linton is situated on the River Tyne, near Haddington. West Linton is a village in the Scottish Borders, (formerly in Peeblesshire) not far from East Linton. There is also a Linton located in Orkneys. One of the first records of the name was Gamel de Lintun who witnessed a charter by Ernaldus, bishop pf St. Andrews ( c. 1160-62.) Magister Roberts de Linton was vicar of Kylelan (c. 1214.)

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Lenten Spelling Variations


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Lenten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Linton, Lynton, Lintern and others.

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Lenten Early History


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Lenten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lenten research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1285, 1296, 1376 and are included under the topic Early Lenten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lenten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lenten Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lenten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lenten In Ireland


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Lenten In Ireland



Some of the Lenten family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Lenten Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ernest E. Lenten, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Fraus Lenten, aged 44, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Henry Lenten, aged 19, who emigrated to America from Limerick, Ireland, in 1919
  • E.B. Lenten, aged 41, who landed in America, in 1921
  • George Ernest Lenten, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1921

Lenten Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Bella Lenten, aged 34, who settled in Peterborough, Canada, in 1914
  • George Lenten, aged 46, who settled in Peterborough, Canada, in 1914

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. 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).
    4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    7. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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    The Lenten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lenten 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 18 December 2014 at 14:38.

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