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The distinguished surname Lonis is of German origin. It is derived from the German personal name "Apollonius," which is itself derived from "Apollo," the name of the Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination. The surname was probably originally used to indicate "a son of Apollonius."

Lonis Early Origins



The surname Lonis was first found in Westphalia, where the surname Lonis was thought to have originated. The young Lonis family was instrumental during this early period, playing a crucial role in the development of medieval Westphalian society. An early record mentions der Lönis zu Mülhausen in a document that dates back to 1350.

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Lonis Spelling Variations


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Lonis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lohnes, Löhnes, Lonis, Lönis, Lönnies, Lonas and many more.

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Lonis Early History


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Lonis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lonis research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1410, 1755 and 1810 are included under the topic Early Lonis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lonis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lonis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lonis 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:

Lonis Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Anna Lonis, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Johannes Lonis, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lonis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lonis (post 1700)



  • Ernest J. Lonis, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Oswego County, 1935-42

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Lonis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lonis 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 12 November 2015 at 11:05.

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