Longdon Family Crest
The English surname Longdon, also found in Scotland, is an habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Essex, Kent, and Warwickshire, so named from Old Englishlang, long meaning “long” and dun meaning “hill.” The name is first recorded in 1050 when Aelfward aet Langadune is recorded, in the “ Olde English Name Roll” for the county of Worcestershire.The name was brought to Ireland by settlers in the 16th and 17th Centuries and is found chiefly in counties Cork and Kerry. Later recordings of the surname include that of Anne Landon, who married William Wrayford on May 20 1697 at Lincolns Inn, London, and James Laundon, who married Annis Spares, at the church of St Katherines by the Tower (of London), on January 22nd 1687.
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