Origins Available: English, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Londen was originally derived from a family having lived in the region of London. Londen is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Early Origins of the Londen family
The first is that it was derived from the Anglo-Saxon name Lunden or the Middle Welsh names Llundein or Lundein as mentioned above. CITATION[CLOSE]
The second thought is that the family were in fact, Norman. In this scenerio, the first record of the family was "William de Londres, one of the conquerors of Glamorgan, 1090, ancestor of the Lords Loundres of Naas." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Londen family
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Londen Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Londen include London, Londen, Lunnen, Lundin, Lunden, Londoner, Londner and many more.
Early Notables of the Londen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Londen family to Ireland
Some of the Londen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Londen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Londen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Londen (post 1700)
Londen Family Crest Products