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Early Origins of the Lys family


The surname Lys was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Paris and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Lys family


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Lys Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lyse, Lys, DeLys, Lise, de Lisse, Delise, Delisse and others.

Early Notables of the Lys family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lys family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lys Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Katryn Lys, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mattys Lys, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Lys Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary F Lys, who landed in Manitoba in 1899

Lys Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Lys, aged 20, a carpenter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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