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Longmuir Early Origins



The surname Longmuir 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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Longmuir Spelling Variations


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Longmuir Spelling Variations



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

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Longmuir Early History


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Longmuir Early History



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

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Longmuir Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longmuir Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Longmuir 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:

Longmuir Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gabriel Longmuir, who arrived in New York in 1835
  • John Longmuir, who landed in New York in 1835

Longmuir Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • W. Longmuir arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Surat" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longmuir (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longmuir (post 1700)



  • John Longmuir (1803-1883), versatile Scottish minister and antiquary, poet and lexicographer
  • James Boyd Longmuir CBE, TD (1907-1973), Scottish eminent Church of Scotland minister, Dean of the Chapel Royal (1969-1973)
  • David Longmuir, Scottish head of the Scottish Football League (2007-2013)
  • Justin Longmuir (b. 1981), Australian rules footballer who played for Freemantle (1999-2007)
  • William George "Bill" Longmuir (b. 1953), English professional golfer, winner of the 2003 De Vere PGA Seniors Championship
  • Troy Longmuir (b. 1979), Australian rules footballer
  • Derek Longmuir (b. 1951), Scottish drummer and a founding member of the Bay City Rollers
  • Alan Longmuir (b. 1948), Scottish bass guitarist for the pop group, the Bay City Rollers

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Longmuir Historic Events


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Longmuir Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. John Dickson Longmuir (d. 1912), aged 19, English Assistant Pantry Steward from Eastleigh, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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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. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. 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.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Longmuir Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Longmuir 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.

This page was last modified on 21 March 2016 at 09:12.

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