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The name Loughman is derived from the Middle English personal name Lefman.

Loughman Early Origins



The surname Loughman was first found in Devon. 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 13th century when they held estates at Whitstone where they held a family seat.

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Loughman Spelling Variations


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Loughman Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Loughman include Lowman, Loman, Loweman, Lowham, Loweham and others.

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Loughman Early History


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Loughman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loughman research. Another 295 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1080, 1091, 1163, 1538, 1399, 1455, 1487, 1680 and 1752 are included under the topic Early Loughman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loughman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loughman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Loughman 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



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Loughman were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Loughman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Loughman, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • Patrick Loughman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1823
  • John Loughman, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1824
  • Edward Loughman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1829

Loughman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Loughman, aged 20, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa"
  • Mary Loughman, aged 24, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Nashwauk"

Loughman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Loughman arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Ann Loughman arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Margaret Loughman arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Loughman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Loughman (post 1700)



  • M. Francis Loughman, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1904
  • George W. Loughman, American politician, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, 1884-87
  • Edward D. Loughman Jr., American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 30th District, 1962

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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The Loughman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loughman 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.

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