Langtry (surname)

Langtry (surname)

Langtry ["Dictionary of American Family Names", Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4] is an English surname of habitational origin which derives from three settlements in Devon, Oxfordshire, and Lancashire called Langtree, from the Old English lang, long ‘long’, ‘tall’ + treow ‘tree’.

Notable Langtrys include:
* Henry Langtry (1841–1892), English cavalry colonel
* Joseph Langtry (1805–1862), Royal Navy captain
* John Langtry M.A., D.C.L., member of the Anglican Church in Canada
* Sinclair O. Langtry, Irish land owner from County Armagh in Ulster []
* Albert P. Langtry (1860-1939), Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A.
* Lillie Langtry (1853–1929), born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, renowned British actress
** Jeanne Marie Langtry Malcolm (1881–1964), illegitimate daughter of Lillie Langtry
* Henry V.M. Langtry (1869–1935), British Army lieutenant-colonel
* Joseph Langtry (Australian politician) (1880-1951)
* J.M. Langtry (1894-1971), British footballer and technical advisor on shipbuilding
* Roberta Langtry (1916-2005), Canadian philanthropist
* James I. Langtry (born 1939) BSc, Education Officer, Association of County Councils, (1988–1996)
* Brian Langtry (born 1976), lacrosse player for the Colorado Mammoth and the Denver Outlaws
* Arthur Langtry (the Merlin), a fictional character in Jim Butcher's novel series The Dresden Files


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