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Lillingston Early Origins



The surname Lillingston was first found in Dorset at Lillington, a hamlet and civil parish that dates back to 1166 when it was first listed as Lilletone. Literally the place name meant "estate associated with a man called Lylla," having derived from the Old Englinsh personal name + "-ing" + "tun." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The small parish church which dates back to the 13th century is of note as Sir Walter Raleigh's second son, Carew, was christened here in 1605. Lillington is also a parish in the union of Warwick, Kenilworth division of the hundred of Knightlow and now part of the town of Leamington Spa. However, as far as the surname is concerned, the first record of the name was found in the year 1198 when Geoffrey de Lillington held estates in Oxfordshire.

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Lillingston Spelling Variations


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Lillingston Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lillington, Lillington, Lillinton, Lilinton and many more.

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Lillingston Early History


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Lillingston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lillingston research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1390, 1455, 1487, 1653, 1713 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Lillingston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lillingston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lillingston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lillingston 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:

Lillingston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Lillingston, who settled in Maryland in 1679
  • John Lillingston, who landed in Maryland in 1679

Lillingston Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martha Lillingston, who arrived in Virginia in 1713
  • Martha Lillingston, who came to Virginia in 1713

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lillingston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lillingston (post 1700)



  • Graham Lillingston, Australian Sports Star of the Year in 1982 for yachting

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Lillingston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lillingston 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 18 December 2014 at 13:53.

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