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Clerc Early Origins



The surname Clerc was first found in Brittany, where they held a family seat at many locations including Coural, Grave, Keraliou, Kergolher, Lessquiffio and Lexuhel.

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Clerc Spelling Variations


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Clerc Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leclair, Leclaire, Leclaires, Leclère, Leclere, Leclères, Lecleres, Leclert, Lecler, le Clair, le Claire, le Claires, le Clère, le Clere, le Clères, le Clert, le Cler, Clair, Claire, Claires, Clère, Clere, Clères, Clert and many more.

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Clerc Early History


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Clerc Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clerc research. Another 328 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1444, 1772, 1778, 1789, 1793, and 1802 are included under the topic Early Clerc History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clerc Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clerc Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clerc Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean LeClerc, aged 27, who settled in Louisiana in 1719; Jacques LeClerc, who settled in Louisiana in 1752; Pierre LeClerc, who settled in Louisiana in 1757.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clerc (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clerc (post 1700)



  • Antoine-Marguerite Clerc, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Philippe Clerc (b. 1946), Swiss athlete who competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Serge Clerc (b. 1957), French comic book artist and illustrator
  • Albert Clerc (1830-1918), French chess master
  • François Clerc (b. 1983), French footballer
  • Vincent Clerc (b. 1981), French rugby union player
  • José Luis Clerc (b. 1958), former Argentine professional tennis player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Clerc Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clerc 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 April 2013 at 12:59.

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