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The Lewins surname comes from a Middle English given name Lefwine, which in turn comes from the Old English elements "leof," which meant "dear" or "beloved," and "wine," or "friend."

Lewins Early Origins



The surname Lewins was first found in Shropshire.

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Lewins Spelling Variations


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Lewins Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lewin, Lewins, Lewens, Lewinson and others.

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Lewins Early History


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Lewins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lewins research. Another 318 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1010, 1086, 1275, 1292, 1327, 1661, 1712, and 1820 are included under the topic Early Lewins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lewins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lewins Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lewins 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:

Lewins Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fider Lewins, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Sara Lewins, aged 60, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Lewins Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Lewins, aged 23, who landed in America from Newcastle, in 1903
  • Chris Lewins, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1921
  • Henry Lewins, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1923
  • Robert Lewins, aged 30, who landed in America from Croydon, England, in 1923

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Lewins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lewins 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 13 February 2012 at 09:29.

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