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Multiple Origins for the Surname Longshore


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Longshore Early Origins



The surname Longshore was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 11th century when they held lands. Nigel de Longchamps, also known as Nigel Wireker, ( fl. c. 1190-1200), was an English satirist, poet and monk of Christ Church, Canterbury. William Longchamp (died 1197), also known as William de Longchamp or William de Longchamps, was a medieval Lord Chancellor, Chief Justiciar, and Bishop of Ely in England. His family originated in the village of Longchamps, Normandy. His brother, Henry de Longchamp or Henry de Longo Campo (c1150-1212), born in Wilton Castle, near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire was an English politician, High Sheriff of Herefordshire for 1190 and 1193 and later was appointed High Sheriff of Worcestershire from 1195 to 1197. Ralph of Longchamp (c.1155-c.1215) was an English physician and natural philosopher who taught at Oxford and possibly in Paris.

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Longshore Spelling Variations


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Longshore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Longchamp, Longchampe, De Longchamp and many more.

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Longshore Early History


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Longshore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longshore research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Longshore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longshore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longshore Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Longshore 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 or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longshore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longshore (post 1700)



  • Nate Longshore (b. 1986), American Arena football quarterback in the Arena Football League
  • Private William H. Longshore (1841-1909), American soldier in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War
  • William L. Longshore Jr., American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1960
  • William L. Longshore, American Republican politician, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1956-61; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 9th District, 1956; Candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1958
  • James H. Longshore, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1944
  • Adolphus Parker Longshore (b. 1854), American politician, Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1920, 1921

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    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. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Longshore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Longshore 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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