Brittany, for it was derived from when the langelier family lived in Brittany.
Early Origins of the langelier family
Early History of the langelier family
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langelier Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the langelier family (pre 1700)
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...
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Migration of the langelier family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name langelier (post 1700)
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