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Lightbourne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Lightbourne family


The surname Lightbourne was first found in Lancashire 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 names survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1327 when Geoffrey Lightburn held the estates at Lightburn near Ulverston.

Early History of the Lightbourne family


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Lightbourne Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lightburn, Lightborn, Lightbourne, Lightbound, Lightbown, Lightbone, Lightborne and many more.

Early Notables of the Lightbourne family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lightbourne family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Lightbound, who was on record in Barbados in 1635; Joseph Lightbourn, who settled in America in 1739; A Richard Lightborne, who came to Maryland in 1752.

Contemporary Notables of the name Lightbourne (post 1700)


  • Dorothy Lightbourne (b. 1938), Jamaican politician, Minister of Justice (2007-2011) and the Attorney General of Jamaica (2007-2011)
  • Kyle Lightbourne (b. 1968), former Bermudian footballer

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