Normandy is the region of ancient France from which the name Bezanger was derived. It comes from when the family lived at Anger in Normandy. The prefix Bel describes this town as a beautiful town.
Early Origins of the Bezanger family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bezanger family
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Bezanger Spelling Variations
spelling variations of this name, Bezanger some of which are Belanger, Belangée, Bellanger, Belenger, Baranger, Barranger, Barringer, Bellenger, Bellinguier, Beranger, Beringer, Beringier, Beringuier, Bezanger, Boulanger, Belanget, Bellanget, Belenget, Bellenget, Bellinger and many more.
Early Notables of the Bezanger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bezanger family to the New World and Oceana
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 Bezanger 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 Bezanger were Julian Belanger who settled in New York in 1775; Nicolas Belanger who married Marie De Rainville, daughter of Paul and Rolline Poete in 1659 in Vachon.
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