Lones History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lones family

The surname Lones was first found in County Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, in the mid 17th century. Most likely from the Gaelic name Ó Dubhshláine, comprised of "dubh" and "slán," meaning black and challenge.

Early History of the Lones family

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Lones Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lane, Laney and others.

Early Notables of the Lones family (pre 1700)

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United States Lones migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lones Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Nicholas Lones, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]

Canada Lones migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lones Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Christian Lones, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Henrich Lones, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Johannes Lones, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Michel Lones, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

Contemporary Notables of the name Lones (post 1700) +

  • Chalmers Edwin Lones (b. 1913), prominent American lawyer
  • Lones Wesley Wigger Jr. (1937-2017), American two-time gold medalist sports shooter from Great Falls, Montana; he also served in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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