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Lennox Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Locality. Laland, an island in Denmark, the same as Leylande, the ancient manner of spelling the name, and denotes Low lands. In Welsh, Lle is a place, and Lan a church. Lan may signify any kind of inclosure, as Gwinlan, Perlan, an orchard, a word applied to gardens, houses, castles, or towns.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Lennox Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Lennox Family History Thought:
'People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors.' --Edmund Burke