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The French name langelier has a history dating as far back as the Middle Ages. This history is intrinsically entwined with the region known as Brittany, for it was derived from when the langelier family lived in Brittany.
The surname langelier was first found in Brittany.
Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name langelier, including Langelier, Langellier, Langeolier, Langeleir and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langelier research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1565 and 1595 are included under the topic Early langelier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst this name at this time was Nicolas Langelier, recorded at his death in Dinan in 1595, who was a prelate. Brought up on the seat of Saint-Brieuc, in 1565 he preached sermons to the king. He was involved with the government, but his administration was full of troubles. Having...
Another 93 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langelier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
langelier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
langelier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
langelier Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
The langelier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langelier 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.
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