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Where did the French lager family come from? What is the French lager family crest and coat of arms? When did the lager family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the lager family history?The prestigious French surname lager is a proud sign of a rich and dynamic ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The surname lager is derived from the Old German personal name Leodegar, meaning people spear.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Leger, Léger, Liogier, Légier, Legier, Legerat, Légerat, Legeret, Légeret, Legeron, Légeron, Legere and many more.
First found in Burgundy.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lager research. Another 114 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 1594, 1615, 1631, 1640, 1652, 1684, 1686, 1734, and 1766 are included under the topic Early lager History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 147 words(10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lager Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lager Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The lager Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lager 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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