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Lyng Early Origins



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.

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Lyng Spelling Variations


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Lyng Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ling, Linge, Lyng, Lynge and others.

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Lyng Early History


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Lyng Early History



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.

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Lyng Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lyng Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Lyng In Ireland


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Lyng In Ireland



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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lyng Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Lyng, aged 25, landed in Pennsylvania in 1736

Lyng Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Lyng arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edwin Fox" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lyng (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lyng (post 1700)



  • Richard Edmund Lyng (1918-2003), American administrator
  • Peder Rasmus Lyng (1799-1863), Norwegian politician
  • Lizzie Lyng, Irish camogie player and a social worker
  • Jon Lyng (1945-2003), Norwegian lawyer and politician
  • Toralf Lyng (1909-2005), Norwegian sports official
  • Ulrik Fredrik Lange Lyng (1868-1948), Norwegian judge
  • Jakob Lyng (1907-1995), Danish fencer
  • Sandra Lyng (b. 1987), Norwegian singer
  • Michael Lyng (b. 1985), Gaelic footballer in Ireland
  • Otto Lyng (1926-2003), Norwegian politician
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    11. ...

    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.

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