Loth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Loth surname is derived from a medieval given name of uncertain origins.

Early Origins of the Loth family

The surname Loth was first found in Kent 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 year 1162 when Alwin Loth held estates in that shire. In 1275 William Lot held in Suffolk.

Important Dates for the Loth family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loth research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Loth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loth Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lot, Lott, Loth, Lots and others.

Early Notables of the Loth family (pre 1700)

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Loth migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Edwin Loth, who landed in Virginia in 1664 [1]
Loth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Peter Loth, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
Loth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Heinr Loth, who landed in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Hrch Loth, aged 24, who arrived in Brazil in 1838 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Loth (post 1700)

  • Emile de Loth, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Monaco, 1884-1905 [2]
  • John Loth, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1970 [3]
  • F. Percy Loth, American politician, Member of Virginia State Senate 9th District, 1920-21 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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