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Longham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, Irish, Welsh


The name Longham comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name for a person who because of their physical characteristics was referred to as the tall man.

Early Origins of the Longham family


The surname Longham was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Longham family


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Another 292 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1574, 1729, 1846, 1872, and 1899 are included under the topic Early Longham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Longham Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Longham has undergone many spelling variations, including Langman, Langeman, Langaman, Langmann, Langemann, Langmon, Langemon, Langmen and many more.

Early Notables of the Longham family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Longham family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Longham were among those contributors: Peter and Mary Langman, who sailed to Virginia in 1620; J. Langman to New Jersey in 1709; and James Langman to Philadelphia in 1854.

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