Lignay Family History
Lignay Surname History
This Lignay history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Lignay last name made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Lignay family. Lignay family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by Lignay family researchers. The Lignay family name is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Lignay has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to uncover.
I would like to know which are the true origins of the LIGNAY family.
I did read already that the LIGNAY family has british and flemish origins.
I have an ancestor that was born in Portugal in the 17th century with the surname LIGNAY.
I also know that the descendants of the LIGNAY family did migrate to several countries including Chile.
If any person with the surname LIGNAY or other persons read this message i would like that this same person or these same persons tell me everything about the true origins of the LIGNAY family if possible.
I discovered already that the families LIGNAY, LINGEN and LIGNY are exactly the same family. For example, their armorial bearings are exactly equals. I also discovered that there were important and noble persons linked to the family LIGNY (some of them are linked to the House of Luxembourg and House of Luxembourg-Ligny) from the Middle Ages, etc.
All i know about the origins of the LIGNAY, LINGEN and LIGNY families i got it mainly through this genealogical Web site:
If you have more informations about the origins of the LIGNAY, LINGEN and LIGNY families besides those informations that i got mainly through this Web site, you can contact me through my personal e-mail address:
Joaquim José de Almeida Tavares
Lignay country of origin
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The nationality of Lignay is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Lignay may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Lignay
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The meaning of Lignay come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Many of these trade-based family names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Lignay come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
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Famous people named Lignay
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Lignay
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Lignay. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Lignay spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Lignay were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Lignay. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Lignay surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Lignay transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.