Aaron Augustus Lyon

17 February 1828–20 March 1828
New York, United States

The Life of Aaron Augustus

When Aaron Augustus Lyon was born on 17 February 1828, in New York, United States, his father, Henry Clinton Lyon, was 26 and his mother, Jane Denman, was 20. He died on 20 March 1828, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Henry Clinton Lyon
1801–1841
Jane Denman
1807–1880
Aaron Augustus Lyon
1828–1828
John Robert Lyon
1829–1902
Adelaide Elisabeth Lyon
1830–1875
Horatio Lyon
1833–1891
Sheridan A Lyon
1834–1851
Julia Ann Lyon
1836–1853
Asahel Denman Lyon
1838–1906
Henry William Lyon
1840–1916

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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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