Lushintume History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestry of the name Lushintume dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Lushington which was located in the county of Kent during the 12th century.

Early Origins of the Lushintume family

The surname Lushintume was first found in Kent where this surname is " local, 'of Lushington.' I cannot find the place. Manifestly of Kentish extraction." [1] However, many of the records are quite late: Thomas Lushington, Kent, Register of the University of Oxford (1606-1607) and in 1687, George Walker and Ann Lushington were married in Kent. One branch of the family was found in the parish of Frinton in Essex. "The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 6. 8., and in the gift of the family of Lushington: the tithes have been commuted for £150, and the glebe comprises 27 acres." [2]

Early History of the Lushintume family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lushintume research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lushintume History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lushintume Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Lushintume have been found, including Lushington, Lussintone, Lussington and others.

Early Notables of the Lushintume family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lushintume family

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Lushintume, or a variant listed above: William Lushington settled in Delaware in 1682.



The Lushintume Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fides nudaque veritas
Motto Translation: Faith and the naked truth.


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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