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The name langwell is an old name from Normandy. It comes from when the family lived in Normandy, at Longueville.

langwell Early Origins



The surname langwell was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family flourished during ancient times.

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langwell Spelling Variations


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langwell Spelling Variations



French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name langwell is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Longeville, Longevilles, Longueville, Longuevilles, Longville, Longvilles, Longevil, Longvils, Longvile, Longviles, Longevil, Longevils, Langueville, Longevile, Longeviles, Languille, Longuevil, Langeville, Longuevils, Longuevile, Longueviles, de Longeville, de Longevilles, de Longueville, de Longuevilles, de Longville, de Longvilles, Loungeville, Loungville, Longeville de and many more.

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langwell Early History


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langwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langwell research. Another 331 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1397, 1464, 1619, 1646, 1656, 1679, 1746, and 1747 are included under the topic Early langwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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langwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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langwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early langwell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North Ameri ca. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name langwell has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name langwell were

langwell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sprince Langwell, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1903
  • Mrs R.A. Langwell, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1905
  • R.A. Langwell, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Jacobus Langwell, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923
  • James Langwell, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name langwell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name langwell (post 1700)



  • Clayton B. Langwell, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Hillsdale District, 1956

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The langwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langwell 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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