Lundeen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Lundeen belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of 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 Lundeen family

The surname Lundeen was first found in 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 Lundeen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lundeen research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 118 and 1183 are included under the topic Early Lundeen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lundeen Spelling Variations

Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Lundeen include Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.

Early Notables of the Lundeen family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Lundeen family to Ireland

Some of the Lundeen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Lundeen family

Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Lundeen were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: George Lund arrived in New York in 1820; Charles, Henry, John, and Peter Lund all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Henry Lunt settled in Massachusetts in 1633.

Contemporary Notables of the name Lundeen (post 1700) +

  • Walter S. Lundeen, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936
  • Ernest Lundeen (1878-1940), American politician, Representative from Minnesota, 1917-19, 1933-37 (5th District 1917-19, at-large 1933-35, 3rd District 1935-37); Defeated (Independent), 1920; Candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1928; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1937-40; Defeated, 1923 (Republican primary), 1930 (Farmer-Labor); Died in office 1940
  • Al Lundeen, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Seattle, Washington, 1924
  • Paul Lundeen, American politician, Member of the Colorado House of Representatives (2015-)
  • Robert West Lundeen (1921-2016), American business executive and philanthropist, CEO of Dow Chemical (1982-1986)
  • Evelyn Lundeen (1900-1963), American nurse who headed the first premature nursery in the United States on Facebook
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