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Where did the French Lemieux family come from? When did the Lemieux family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lemieux family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemieux, Limeux, Lemeux, Lemieus, Lemeur, Lemeut, Lemuet, Lemut, Lemue, Lemuel, Lemoual, Lemouee, Moues, Moule, Mieure and many more.

First found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where this eminent family held a family seat in the honor of De Limeux, a village in the ancient department of Cher in the Somme.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemieux research. Another 161 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1659 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Lemieux History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 65 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lemieux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemieux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century


  • Arthur Lemieux, aged 40, who landed in America from Paris, in 1903
  • Alphonse Lemieux, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1904

Lemieux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century


  • Gabriel Lemieux who arrived in Quebec in 1647 from Normandy

Lemieux Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century


  • Alphonso Lemieux, aged 46, who settled in Montreal, in 1905
  • Ernestine Lemieux, aged 24, who emigrated to Quebec, Canada, in 1905
  • Alphonse Lemieux, aged 18, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1908
  • Rodolphe Lemieux, aged 42, who emigrated to Ottawa, Canada, in 1908
  • Bertha Lemieux, aged 35, who settled in Ottawa, Canada, in 1909


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  • George Stephen LeMieux (b. 1969), American politician, United States Senator from Florida (2009-2011)
  • Raymond U. Lemieux CC, AOE, FRS (1920-2000), Canadian organic chemist awarded the 1999 Wolf Prize in Chemistry
  • Mario Lemieux OC, CQ (b. 1965), Canadian three-time gold medalist professional NHL ice hockey player, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997, owner and chairman of the Pittsburgh Penguins (1999-)
  • Jean Paul Lemieux CC, GOQ (1904-1990), Canadian painter
  • Ron Lemieux (b. 1950), Canadian politician, Manitoba Minister of Local Government (2009-)
  • Julie Lemieux (b. 1962), Canadian voice actress
  • Claude Percy Lemieux (b. 1965), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player
  • Réal "Frenchy" Lemieux (1945-1975), Canadian retired NHL ice hockey right winger
  • David Lemieux (b. 1988), Canadian professional boxer, WBC International Middleweight Champion
  • Jacques Leonard Lemieux (b. 1943), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player for the Los Angeles Kings from 1967 through 1970

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