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Liefson Early Origins



The surname Liefson was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Liefson Spelling Variations


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Liefson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leveson, Leaveson, Levson, Leavson, Lieveson, Liefson and many more.

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Liefson Early History


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Liefson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Liefson research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1510, 1600, 1077, 1173, 1415, 1570, 104 , 128., 1455, 1487, 1598, 1661, 1640 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Liefson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Liefson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Liefson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Liefson 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 or some of its variants were: James Lewsman, who came to New York in 1854.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Liefson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Liefson 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 1 October 2012 at 16:21.

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