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The surname Lyng was first found in Somserset 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 13th century when they held the village of Ling, near Bridgewater.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ling, Linge, Lyng, Lynge and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lyng research. Another 282 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Lyng History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Lyng Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Lyng family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lyng Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Lyng Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
The Lyng Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lyng 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 2 December 2011 at 11:20.