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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.

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Early History of the Lound family

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Early History of the Lound family


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Lound Spelling Variations

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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.

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Early Notables of the Lound family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Lound family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lound family to Ireland

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Migration of the Lound family to Ireland


Some of the Lound family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Lound family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Lound family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: 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.

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