Lonsdale Family History
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Lonsdale Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and southern Cumbria, named in Old English as Lunesdæl, from the river name Lune + dæl ‘valley’. This ancient British river name is the same as in the first element in Lancaster, through which city the river runs.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dinsdale, Langdale, Teesdale, Drysdale, Ragsdale, Coverdale, Dugdale