The roots of the Anglo-Saxon
name Lount come 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
Early Origins of the Lount family
The surname Lount 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 Lount family
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Lount Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Lount has been recorded under many different variations, including Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.
Early Notables of the Lount family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lount family to Ireland
Some of the Lount 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 Lount family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lount Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Gabriel Lount, who arrived in Canada in 1832
Contemporary Notables of the name Lount (post 1700)
- W. B. Lount, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, 1901 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html