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Multiple Origins for the Surname Letham


Scottish


Letham Early Origins



The surname Letham 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 from very early times.

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Letham Spelling Variations


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Letham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leydon, Leidden, Leyden, Leidon, Lethen, Lethane and others.

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Letham Early History


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Letham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Letham research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1335, 1517, 1526, 1546, 1679, and 1811 are included under the topic Early Letham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Letham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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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.

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Letham In Ireland


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Letham In Ireland



Some of the Letham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 226 words (16 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:

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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Letham (post 1700)


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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

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Letham Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  8. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  9. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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