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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. _______________________________________________________________

Balázs Déri :

Lyon / Lugudun in France or Gallia has according to tradition been named after Lug son of Kinge, who ruled in the country of Dana branch of Irish people between about 1639 and 1599 b.c. ,that is after the hometaking in the Holy Land .

Version Lyon can be derived from a Lugion form rather than from the complete Lugdun that means Lug's castle .

Lugi people somewhere in what is now Poland ,may also descend from him,and even Luzhitsa in the Serb region could be named after him . They could be regarded as of Nemet origin given that Lug's ancestor was Nemet ( Neimheadh ).

Others from his family were Orda and Taborn whose name might be given to Koko-Orda and Dogo-Orda tribes as well as to Bornu kingdom in Africa respectively . Founders of the latter ,related to Teda people,may be descended from Da-Te-Na ,son of A'el-a-Wa-'Ab-Ba , after whom Babylón was named,son of Pa-Laya'a son of Ar-Ra'aya-Ban-Na ,who may also be the ancestor of Tuata Danu .

This is the reason Celtic dialect of Levitic language was spoken by priests in their country ,because speakers of that were assigned for the tribe of Arban or Ayarana .

Jews and christains read Datan,'Eli'ab,Pallu',Re'uben.

See Neugeboren,Nancy,Arbanas,Hanák,Reuther,Gáldy,Szergényi,Rainer,Német,Bojko and more !

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