Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence 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 Lun family
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 Lun family
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Lun Spelling Variations
spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Lun have been found, including Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.
Early Notables of the Lun family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lun family to Ireland
Some of the Lun family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Lun family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Luns to arrive on North American shores:
Lun Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Lun Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Lun Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Lun (post 1700)
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