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Lounsbury Family History

Lounsbury Name Meaning
English: probably a respelling of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Riding of Yorkshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Lothinn + Old English burh ‘stronghold’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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1,231 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Lounsbury Families

  • Number of Lounsbury families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lounsbury families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lounsbury Family Origin

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Lounsbury Immigration Information

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Lounsbury Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Lounsbury Civil War Service Records

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