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Vézina Early Origins



The surname Vézina was first found in Poitou, a part of Aquitane, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Vienne and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Vézina Spelling Variations


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Vézina Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vézina, Vesins, Vésina, Vesins, Vezin, Vezins, Vézinat, Vésinat, Vézinas and many more.

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Vézina Early History


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Vézina Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vézina research. Another 176 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1687 is included under the topic Early Vézina History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vézina Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vézina Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vézina 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 were:

Vézina Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Isidore Vezina, who arrived in America in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vézina (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vézina (post 1700)



  • Frédérique Vézina (b. 1977), Canadian operatic soprano
  • Antoine Vézina, Canadian Québécois actor
  • Pierre Vézina (1772-1852), Canadian lawyer and politician in Lower Canada, MLA, District of Trois-Rivières (1816-1820)
  • François-Joseph Vézina (1849-1924), Canadian conductor, composer, organist and music professor
  • Hon. Monique Vézina PC (b. 1935), former Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Rimouski-Témiscouata (1984-1993), Minister of Supply and Services (1986-1987)
  • Georges Vezina (1887-1926), Canadian NHL hockey goaltender with the Montreal Canadiens, eponym of the NHL award for best goaltender-the Vezina Trophy

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Vézina Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vézina 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 5 December 2016 at 15:41.

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