The L'angloys family's name is derived from that coastal landscape of Medieval France known as Normandy
. Their name originated with an early member who was a Norman resident of English extraction. The name Langlois refers to the Angles, a race who once inhabited England
, and after whom the country is named. Rendered l'Anglais in modern French, the name essentially means "the English". CITATION[CLOSE]
Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.
Early Origins of the L'angloys family
The surname L'angloys was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this distinguished family held a family seat
at Motteville, and were members of the aristocracy of that region.
Early History of the L'angloys family
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L'angloys Spelling Variations
The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local
dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name L'angloys is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations
of the name include Langlois, Langloi, Langlais, Langlo, Langloys, Langois, L'Angloi, L'Anglais, L'Anglo, L'Angloys, L'Angloi, L'Anglois, Anglois, Angloi, Anglais, Anglo, Angloy and many more.
Early Notables of the L'angloys family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the L'angloys family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
L'angloys Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Honore Langloys, who arrived in Montreal in 1651