The name Lunnind first arose amongst the 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
Early Origins of the Lunnind family
The surname Lunnind 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 Lunnind family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lunnind research.Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 118 and 1183 are included under the topic Early Lunnind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lunnind 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 Lunnind has appeared include Lund, Lun, Lunn, Lwn, Lunt and others.
Early Notables of the Lunnind family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Lunnind Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Lunnind family to Ireland
Some of the Lunnind family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 101 words (7 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 Lunnind 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 Lunnind arrived in North America very early: 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.