The ancestry of the name Luffyngcote dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the settlement of Lippincotts in Culmstock in the county of Devon
. The surname Luffyngcote belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Luffyngcote family
The surname Luffyngcote was first found in Devon
where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Luffyngcote family
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Luffyngcote Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Luffyngcote have been found, including Lippincott, Lippincot, Lippingcott, Luffincott and many more.
Early Notables of the Luffyngcote family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Luffyngcote family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Luffyngcote, or a variant listed above: Henry Lippencott, who settled in Philadelphia in 1865; A. C.A. J.B. W. Lippincott arrived in San Francisco in 1850.