Lightcap History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lightcap family

The surname Lightcap was first found in Buckinghamshire 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 thirteenth century when they held a family seat in that shire.

Early History of the Lightcap family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lightcap research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1591, 1609, and 1686 are included under the topic Early Lightcap History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lightcap Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lightcap, Lytcott, Lightcott, Lytcop, Lytecap, Lytecott, Lightcop, Lightcott, Lytecott, Lytecop, Lytecote, Lightcote, Lidcott, Lydcote, Lipcott and many more.

Early Notables of the Lightcap family (pre 1700)

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United States Lightcap migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lightcap Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Solomon Lightcap, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1749
Lightcap Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • J. C. Lightcap, a ship passenger who arrived in San Francisco in 1855

Contemporary Notables of the name Lightcap (post 1700) +

  • Jack Lightcap (d. 1970), American actor, known for The Odd Couple (1968)
  • Brandon Lightcap, American editor, known for his work on KSTV (2014) and Shut-In Shutdown (2015)
  • Michael A. Lightcap, American actor, known for his work on Our Last Goodbye (2011), 13th Child (2002) and Shadow: Dead Riot (2006)
  • Jim Lightcap, American gasser drag racer who won NHRA's C/SR national title at Detroit Dragway in 1960
  • Chris Lightcap (b. 1971), American double bassist, bass guitarist and composer from Latrobe, Pennsylvania


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