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Desperance Early Origins



The surname Desperance was first found in Guyenne, where this family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Desperance Spelling Variations


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Desperance Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lesperance, Lespérance, L'Espérance, Lesperand, Lespérand, Lesperan, Lespéran, Lesperat, Lespérat, Lespereau, Lespéreau, Lesperot, Lespérot, Lesperaud, Lespéraud, Lesperault, Lespérault, Lesperut, Lespérut, Lesperandieu, Lespérandieu, Lesperon, Lespéron, Lesperonne, Lesperonnet, Esperance, Espérance, Espert, Esperand, Espérand, Esperan, Espéran, Esperandieu, Espérandieu, Esperon, Espéron, Esperonne, Esperonnet, Espery, Lesper, Lespery, Esperies and many more.

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Desperance Early History


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Desperance Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desperance research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1809, 1811, 1829, 1864, and 1874 are included under the topic Early Desperance History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Desperance Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Desperance Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Desperance 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: M. L'Espérance, who was living in Fort Louis de la Moblile in Louisiana in 1711; Jean L'Esperance, who settled in Canada in 1757; Joseph Lesperance, who arrived in New York in 1798.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Desperance Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Desperance 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 30 July 2013 at 13:30.

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