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The name Lurryman is Anglo-Saxon in origin. It was a name given to a person who worked as a lorimer which is an Old French word used to refer to those individuals who made stirrup irons, spurs and other metal articles that people used with horses.

Lurryman Early Origins



The surname Lurryman was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Lurryman Spelling Variations


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Lurryman 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 Lurryman include Lorimer, Lorrimer, Lorrimore, Lorriman, Lorrimoor, Lorrimar, Larimore and many more.

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Lurryman Early History


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Lurryman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lurryman research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lurryman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lurryman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lurryman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lurryman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lurryman In Ireland


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Lurryman In Ireland



Some of the Lurryman 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.

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The Great Migration



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 Lurryman were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Patrick Lorimore who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1810; James, John and William Lorimer arrived in Philadelphia between 1820 and 1858; Patrick Lorimire settled in Philadelphia in 1850..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Lurryman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lurryman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 July 2012 at 16:19.

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