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Longmire Early Origins



The surname Longmire was first found in East Dunbartonshire at Langmuir, near Kirkintilloch, a town and former royal burgh about 8 miles (13km) northeast of Glasgow. Alternatively the name could have been derived from Longmore, near Ayr. [1]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)
One of the first records of the name was Elice de la Longmore and Robert de Langemore of Ayrshire who rendered homage to King Edward I in his invasion of Scotland in 1296. [1]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)

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Longmire Spelling Variations


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Longmire Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Langmore, Langmuir, Langmoor, Langmuire, Longmuir, Longmore, Longmuire and many more.

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Longmire Early History


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Longmire Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longmire research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1417, 1424, 1524, 1477 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Longmire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longmire Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longmire Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Longmire 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:

Longmire Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Longmire, aged 24, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1892
  • Wm. C. Longmire, aged 47, who settled in America, in 1896

Longmire Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Walter C. Longmire, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Louisa Evelyn Ward Longmire, aged 28, who landed in America from Clontaif, Ireland, in 1909
  • Kendall de Crez Longmire, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Hong Kong, China, in 1920
  • Howard T. Longmire, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Wallace Longmire, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923

Longmire Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth J. Longmire, aged 30, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1914
  • Robert B. Longmire, aged 2, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1914
  • Thomas B. Longmire, aged 38, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longmire (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longmire (post 1700)



  • Anthony Eugene Longmire (b. 1968), American former professional baseball player
  • Mrs. Runett Longmire, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960
  • George Longmire, American Republican politician, North Dakota Republican State Chair, 1954; Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1956
  • John Longmire (b. 1970), Australian Football League player and coach

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. 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).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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The Longmire Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Longmire 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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