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Cleres Early Origins



The surname Cleres 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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Cleres Spelling Variations


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Cleres 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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Cleres Early History


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Cleres Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cleres 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 Cleres History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cleres Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cleres Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cleres 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Cleres Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cleres 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 4 April 2006 at 09:58.

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