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Luffen Early Origins



The surname Luffen was first found in Salop (Shropshire) 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 year 1221 when Luuken held estates.

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Luffen Spelling Variations


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Luffen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lovekyn, Lovekin, Lufkin, Lucken, Luckens, Luckyn, Luckins, Lukin, Lukyn, Lucan, Lucin, Lewkin, Lewkyn and many more.

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Luffen Early History


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Luffen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luffen research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1455, 1487, 1348, 1358, 1365, 1366, 1660, 1st , 1622, 1680, 1647, 1653, 1660, 1664 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Luffen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Luffen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Luffen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Luffen 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 or some of its variants were: Ann Lovekin, who arrived in Virginia in 1666; and James B. Lovekin, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. 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.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Luffen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Luffen 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 26 April 2013 at 10:41.

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