Abraham Lyon

about 1683–June 1683
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Lyon was born about 1683, in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Lyon, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Collins, was 28. He died in June 1683, in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, at the age of 0, and was buried in Stamford St John with St Clement, Lincolnshire, England.

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Abraham Lyon
Elizabeth Collins
John Lyon
Elizabeth Lyon
Abraham Lyon
Ann Lyon
Frances Lyon
Thomas Lyon
Abraham Lyon
Abram Lyon
Richard Lyon

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Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English and French: from Old French, Middle English lion (Latin leo, genitive leonis), hence a nickname for a fierce or brave warrior, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a lion.2 Scottish, English, French, and Dutch: habitational name from the city of Lyon in south central France (English name: Lyons), or from the smaller Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. The name of the former is recorded in the 1st century bc as Lugdunum and is from the name of a Celtic god Lug (or this as a personal name, from a word meaning ‘brightness’) + dunon ‘hill fort’.3 Scottish and English: from the name Leo(n) (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn), borne by numerous early martyrs and thirteen popes.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Abraham Lyon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Abraham Lyon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Abraham Lyon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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