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Ludlow Surname Origin
(Locality). From the ancient town of Ludlow, in North Wales. Llud, in Welsh, signifies whatever connects or keeps together, the same as caw. Llud, a prince of the Britons, a commander; Welsh, Llywydd, and lowe.
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.
Ludlow Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Ludlow Family History Thought:
'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson