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Lykens Early Origins



The surname Lykens was first found in Salop (Shropshire) where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1221 when Luuken held estates.

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Lykens Spelling Variations


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Lykens Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lovekyn, Lovekin, Lufkin, Lucken, Luckens, Luckyn, Luckins, Lukin, Lukyn, Lucan, Lucin, Lewkin, Lewkyn and many more.

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Lykens Early History


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Lykens Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lykens research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1455, 1487, 1348, 1358, 1365, 1366, 1660, 1st , 1622, 1680, 1647, 1653, 1660, 1664 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Lykens History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lykens Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lykens Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lykens Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ann Lovekin, who arrived in Virginia in 1666; and James B. Lovekin, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lykens (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lykens (post 1700)



  • Ronald Everett Lykens (b. 1937), American Republican politician, Candidate for Virginia State House of Delegates, 1967

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Lykens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lykens 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 3 November 2015 at 09:47.

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