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Where did the French langelier family come from? What is the French langelier family crest and coat of arms? When did the langelier family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the langelier family history?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.
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.
First found in Brittany.
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.
Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langelier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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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