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The name Angevine 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 L'Angevin in that region.
There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Langevin, Langewyn, Langevyn, Langewin, Langewine, Langewyne, Langewyn, Angevin, Angevine, Angevyn, Angevyne, Angewin, Angewine, Angewyn, Angewyne, L'Angevin, L'Angevyn, L'Angevyne, L'Angewine, L'Angewyne and many more.
First found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family held a family seat as important members of the aristocracy of that region. The first on record was Osmund Angevin, a Norman noble from L'Angevin in Normandy who joined Duke William in his conquest of England in 1066. In gratitude William granted the family of Angevyne or Angewyne large estates in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat for several centuries.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Angevine research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1843 is included under the topic Early Angevine History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Angevine has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Angevine were
Angevine Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
The Angevine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Angevine 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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