The name Lonnynd is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when a family lived in an area that was referred to as the laund,
which was Old Norman word meaning the open space in a forest
or the lawn. There were a number of locations in England
with this topograghic place-name including Yorkshire
Early Origins of the Lonnynd family
The surname Lonnynd was first found in Yorkshire
at Lund, a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire
in the union of Beverley, Bainton-Beacon division of the wapentake
of Harthill. There is also a Lund in Lancashire
in the parish of Kirkham, union of the Fylde, hundred
of Amounderness but this parish was constituted in 1840.
Early History of the Lonnynd family
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Lonnynd Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Lonnynd family name include Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.
Early Notables of the Lonnynd family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lonnynd family to Ireland
Some of the Lonnynd family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Lonnynd family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Lonnynd surname or a spelling variation of the name include : George Lund arrived in New York in 1820; Charles, Henry, John, and Peter Lund all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Henry Lunt settled in Massachusetts in 1633.