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Lyon Genealogy and Lyon Family History Information

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  • Abigail Lyon (Polley) (1654 - 1703)
  • Abigail Lyon (Mallory) (1701 - 1771)
  • Abigail Bates (1764 - d.)
  • Abraham de Lyon (deceased)
    A winegrower, he fled Portugal to London to escape the Inquisition; 1733 emigrated with his family (including his father-in-law) to Savannah, as one of the first jewish settlers there and set up one of...
  • Lady Agnes Lyon (Gray) (1540 - 1580)
    From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Agnes Gray: Agnes Gray [1] F, #28106 Last Edited=30 Apr 2011 Consanguinity Index=0.29% Agnes Gray was the daughter of Patrick Gray, 4th Lord Gray and...

About the Lyon surname

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.