× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, Scottish


Letham Early Origins



The surname Letham was first found in Berwickshire 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.

Close

Letham Spelling Variations


Expand

Letham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Letham, Lethem and others.

Close

Letham Early History


Expand

Letham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Letham research. Another 164 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1296 is included under the topic Early Letham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Letham Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Letham Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Letham Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Letham, who settled in Maryland in 1668
  • Richard Letham, who arrived in Maryland in 1668

Letham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Letham, who settled in North Carolina in 1813

Letham Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Letham, who settled in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1783

Letham Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward G. Letham, aged 7, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Letham (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Letham (post 1700)



  • Dugald Ronald "Ronnie" Letham (1949-2008), Scottish actor
  • David Letham (1923-2007), Scottish football player and administrator
  • Isabel Letham (1899-1995), Australian pioneer first-time surfer at Freshwater Beach, Sydney in 1915, tandem with Duke Kahanamoku

Close

Letham Family Crest Products


Expand

Letham Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    11. ...

    The Letham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Letham 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 17 December 2014 at 07:59.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest