The prestigious surname Desseux comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Desseux is of local
origin, and is therefore a type of hereditary surname. Local
surnames are derived either from an already existing place-name or from a local feature of the geography.
Early Origins of the Desseux family
The surname Desseux was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Desseux family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desseux research.Another 395 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1384, 1406, 1552, 1554, 1574, 1614, 1620, 1622, 1645, 1665, 1728, and 1731 are included under the topic Early Desseux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Desseux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lessard, Lessart, Lessar, Lessarde, Lesart, Lesard, Lesser, Lesseir, Leser, Lezer, Lesarde, Lesar, Lezard, Lezzard, Lezart, Lezar, Lezarde, Lisart, Lizart, Sarde, Sardo and many more.
Early Notables of the Desseux family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the names at this time was Hubert Le Sueur (c.1580-1658), a French sculptor with the contemporaneous reputation of having trained in Giambologna's Florentine workshop; Balthazard Sarde, Chief Auditor in the Audit Office in 1622; Jean Le... Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Desseux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Desseux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Benedick Lesseir who settled in Philadelphia in 1739; Nicholas Lesser who settled in Philadelphia in 1739; Christian Lesser who settled in Texas in 1846.