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Where did the French Levison family come from? What is the French Levison family crest and coat of arms? When did the Levison family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Levison family history?Noble surnames, such as Levison, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Levison, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Levison family originally derived its surname from the name of the place in Levy Saint Nom in Ile de France.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lévis, Lévi, Lévie, Le Vie, de Lévis, de Lévie, de Lévis, Lévy, Levison, Levisonne, Levisonnes, Levisson, Levissonne, Levissonnes, Levisons, Levissons, Levisont, Levisonts, Levisond, Levisonds, Levey, Lévee, Levis and many more.
First found in Ile-de-France, where this remarkable family has been traced since the 12th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levison research. Another 277 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1230, 1400, 1720, and 1787 are included under the topic Early Levison History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 25 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levison Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Levison Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Aide dieu au second Chretien Levis
Motto Translation: God help the second Chretien Levis
The Levison Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levison 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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