Origins Available: English, Scottish, Swedish
Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived 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 Lunday 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 Lunday family
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Lunday Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Lunday has appeared include Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.
Early Notables of the Lunday family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lunday family to Ireland
Some of the Lunday family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Lunday family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Lunday arrived in North America very early:
Lunday Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Lunday (post 1700)
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