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The langlois 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.

langlois Early Origins



The surname langlois 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.

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langlois Spelling Variations


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langlois Spelling Variations



There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. 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.

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langlois Early History


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langlois Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langlois research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langlois History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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langlois Early Notables (pre 1700)


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langlois Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name langlois were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name langlois were

langlois Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Almene Langlois, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724
  • Jean Langlois, who landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Andre, Antoine, and Francois Langlois who settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Andre Langlois, aged 55, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Antoine Langlois, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

langlois Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Langlois settled in New Orleans in 1820

langlois Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Noël Langlois arrived in Quebec in 1634 from Normandy, he was one of the earliest settlers in Quebec
  • Honoré Langlois arrived in Quebec in 1651 from Ile-de-France
  • Jean-Baptiste Langlois arrived in Quebec in 1668
  • Nicholas Langlois arrived in Quebec in 1671
  • Germaine Langlois arrived in Quebec from Isle de France in 1675

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Contemporary Notables of the name langlois (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name langlois (post 1700)



  • Theophilus Langlois (b. 1840), American politician, Mayor of Wyandotte, Michigan, 1874, 1888-89
  • Cecil Charles Langlois (b. 1865), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Port Morant, 1901-11
  • Albert J. Langlois, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Norwich, 1940
  • Denis Jean Florimond Langlois de Mautheville, Marquis du Bouchet, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Lieutenant-General Jean-Léon-Albert Langlois (1883-1973), French General Officer Commanding 1st Group of Military Divisions (1942)
  • Henri Langlois (1914-1977), French/Turk, pioneer in film preservation and restoration
  • Hippolyte Langlois (1839-1912), French general and writer on military science
  • Denis Langlois (b. 1968), French race walker
  • Paul Langlois (b. 1964), Canadian guitarist, known for his work with The Tragically Hip
  • Lisa Langlois (b. 1959), Canadian actress
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. 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).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The langlois Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langlois 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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