The distinguished surname Lonnies 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."
Early Origins of the Lonnies family
The surname Lonnies was first found in Westphalia
, where the surname Lonnies was thought to have originated. The young Lonnies 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.
Early History of the Lonnies family
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Lonnies Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lohnes, Löhnes, Lonis, Lönis, Lönnies, Lonas and many more.
Early Notables of the Lonnies family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lonnies family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Lohnes and his wife Anna Barbara Kahl, who emigrated from Hessen to Nova Scotia with their five children in 1750; Georg Lohnes, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1772.