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Linville Early Origins



The surname Linville was first found in Norfolk where the name was first found. They claim descent as a tenant of the lands of Lynford, held by Stanard, a Norman noble, from Roger Bigod who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Today, Linford Manor is an old manor house that has been converted into a recording studio complex in Great Linford, Milton Keynes, England. Little Linford is a village in the county of Buckinghamshire, England. The name literally means 'ford where maple trees grow' derived from the Old English hlyn + ford [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Linville Spelling Variations


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Linville Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lynford, Linford, Linforth, Lynforth, Linfoot, Lynfoot, Lindford, Lyndford, Lindforth, Lyndforth, Lineford, Lyneford, Lineforth, Linefoot, Lenforth and many more.

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Linville Early History


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Linville Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Linville research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1202 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Linville History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Linville Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Linville Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Linville 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:

Linville Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Linville, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740

Linville Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Linville, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1919 from Cardiff, Wales [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67C-MJ7 : 6 December 2014), John Linville, 02 May 1919; citing departure port Cardiff, Wales, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Roy R. Linville, aged 19, arrived in New York, N.Y. in 1919 aboard the ship "Achilles" from Cristobal, Canal Zone [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6WQ-2PR : 6 December 2014), Roy R. Linville, 10 Jul 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Achilles, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Ross Linville, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Rivera" from Monte Video, Uruguay [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64L-BQ9 : 6 December 2014), John Ross Linville, 06 Oct 1919; citing departure port Monte Video, Uruguay, arrival port New York, ship name Rivera, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Linville (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Linville (post 1700)



  • Albert Linville (1918-1985), American actor, known for Damn Yankees! (1958), Perry Mason (1957) and Gunsmoke (1955)
  • Matthew Linville (b. 1983), American actor, known for 7th Heaven (1996), Darkness Before Dawn (1993) and Call Me Anna (1990)
  • Kelli Linville (b. 1948), American former politician, Member of the Washington House of Representatives in 1992
  • Van Linville, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Boone County, 1891
  • Guy P. Linville, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, 1921-27
  • Joanne Linville (b. 1928), American film and television actress
  • Lawrence Lavon "Larry" Linville (1939-2000), American actor, best known for his portrayal of the inept surgeon Major Frank Burns in the television series M*A*S*H

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Suggested Readings for the name Linville


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Suggested Readings for the name Linville



  • The Linville Family in America by Alice Eichholz.

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Linville Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67C-MJ7 : 6 December 2014), John Linville, 02 May 1919; citing departure port Cardiff, Wales, arrival port New York, ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6WQ-2PR : 6 December 2014), Roy R. Linville, 10 Jul 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Achilles, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64L-BQ9 : 6 December 2014), John Ross Linville, 06 Oct 1919; citing departure port Monte Video, Uruguay, arrival port New York, ship name Rivera, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. 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).
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The Linville Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Linville 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.

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