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The origins of the Longson surname date back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from an early member of the family who was a person who because of their physical characteristics was referred to as the tall man.

Early Origins of the Longson family


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

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Early History of the Longson family

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Early History of the Longson 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 Longson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longson Spelling Variations

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Longson Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Longson has been spelled many different ways, including Langman, Langeman, Langaman, Langmann, Langemann, Langmon, Langemon, Langmen and many more.

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Early Notables of the Longson family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Longson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Longson family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Longson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Longson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Longson, English convict from Chester, who was transported aboard the "Adamant" on March 16, 1821, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821

Longson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Longson, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ambrosine" in 1858

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  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821

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