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Where did the French Delong family come from? What is the French Delong family crest and coat of arms? When did the Delong family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Delong family history?The name Delong belongs to the early history of France, in that much fought over region of Normandy. It is a product of the family's residency at Longueuil, in Normandy.
The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Delong is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Delong, DeLong, Delon, Long, Lelong, Longin, Longet, Longuet, Longuay, Longueuil, Longeau, Longueau, Longeaux, Longueaux, Longeaud, Longaud, Longeret, Longueret and many more.
First found in Normandy, where the family established itself in early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delong research. Another 139 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1463, 1470, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Delong History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 99 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delong Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
By 1643 there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Since immigration was slow, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Delong has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Delong were
Delong Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Delong Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Delong Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delong Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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