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

Lowham Early Origins



The surname Lowham 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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Lowham Spelling Variations


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Lowham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lowman, Loman, Loweman, Lowham, Loweham and others.

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Lowham Early History


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Lowham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lowham 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 Lowham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lowham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lowham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lowham 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lowham Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Lowham, aged 21, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Thomas Arbuthnot"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Lowham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lowham 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 July 2013 at 08:51.

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