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Lockman Early Origins



The surname Lockman was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area. They were from the locality known as Portmoore Loch in the parish of Eddleston in Peeblesshire. Literally, the name means "a place where rivers meet with a partial obstruction from a wooden dam. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Later they acquired the lands of Gillemorestun in 1189. John Loch of Roxburghshire represented his Clan when he rendered homage in 1296 to King Edward I of England on his brief conquest of Scotland. Malise Lock was taken prisoner at Dunbar Castle in the same year. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Further to the south, the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 listed: Geoffrey Loc, or Lock in Suffolk; and William Lock in Oxfordshire. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Kirby's Quest lists John Loke in Somerset, 1 Edward III. (during the first year of Edward III's reign.) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.

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Lockman Spelling Variations


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Lockman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loch, Lock, Locke, Lochlair, Locklair and others.

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Lockman Early History


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Lockman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lockman research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1464, 1474, 1510, 1504, 1510, 1820, 1621, 1677, 1632 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Lockman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lockman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lockman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was George Lock, Bishop of Glasgow; Matthew Locke ( ca. 1621-1677), an English Baroque composer and music theorist; and John Locke (1632-1704), known as the...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lockman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lockman In Ireland


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Lockman In Ireland



Some of the Lockman family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Lockman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Lockman, who landed in Maryland in 1671

Lockman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Lockman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Jane Lockman, aged 65, who arrived in America, in 1896

Lockman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Lockman, aged 26, who arrived in America from Donegal, in 1903
  • Myron A. Lockman, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1904
  • William Lockman, aged 44, who arrived in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1904
  • Helen V. W. Lockman, aged 40, who arrived in America, in 1904
  • Fred Lockman, aged 29, who arrived in America, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lockman Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Leonard Lockman, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Leonard Lockman, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lockman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lockman (post 1700)



  • Mark Thomas Lockman (1952-1989), American journalist, son of Vic Lockman
  • Vic Lockman (b. 1927), Christian American cartoonist and comic strip writer, best known for his trips for The Walt Disney Company in 1960
  • Felix Lockman, American astronomer who discovered the Lockman Hole, an area of the sky in which minimal amounts of neutral hydrogen gas are observed
  • F. Dewey Lockman (1898-1974), American Christian philanthropist who founded The Lockman Foundation in 1942 with his wife Minna Lockman
  • Carroll Walter "Whitey" Lockman (1926-2009), American player, coach, manager and front office executive in American Major League Baseball
  • Michael Lockman (b. 1963), former Australian rules footballer who played from 1983 to 1988

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Assiduitate, non desdia
Motto Translation: By assiduity, not by sloth.


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Lockman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.

Other References

  1. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  2. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  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. 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).
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Lockman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lockman 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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