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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lingard, Lingar, Linguard, Lingarde, Lingard, Lyngard, Lyngerd and many more.
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 surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lingar research. Another 336 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Lingar History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Lingar Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ruth Lingard, who came to America in 1703; Ann Lingard, who arrived in Virginia in 1704; and Robert Lingard, who arrived in Maryland in 1753.
The Lingar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lingar 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 23 September 2010 at 15:38.