Lound History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Lound comes from when the family resided 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 and Lancashire.

Early Origins of the Lound family

The surname Lound 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 Lound family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lound research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 118 and 1183 are included under the topic Early Lound History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lound Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Lound include Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.

Early Notables of the Lound family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Lound family to Ireland

Some of the Lound family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Lound migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lound Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Lound, English convict who was convicted in Kesteven (Parts of Kesteven), Lincolnshire, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Chapman" on 6th April 1824, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retreived 26th January 2021, retreived from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/chapman)


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