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Noble surnames, such as Lecassière, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Lecassière, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Lecassière family originally lived in Guyene.

Lecassière Early Origins



The surname Lecassière was first found in Guyenne.

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Lecassière Spelling Variations


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Lecassière Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lacas, Lacassière, La Cas, La Cassière and others.

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Lecassière Early History


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Lecassière Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lecassière research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1502 and 1891 are included under the topic Early Lecassière History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lecassière Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lecassière Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was many individuals in Canada who were recorded around 1891, such as Alexis Lacas, a shoemaker in Saint-Jovite, Quebec; Damase Lacas was a blacksmith in Saint-Rosalie, Quebec; Edouard Lacas was a carter...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lecassière 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: many individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most French immigrants arrived during the nineteenth century, such as Adelaide Lacas, who married in Sainte-Rose, Quebec, in 1826. François Lacas is recorded as a carpenter in Saint-Janvier, Quebec, in 1871.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Lecassière Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lecassière 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 March 2014 at 14:05.

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