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The surname Le chevallier was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lecavalier, Le Cavalier, Lecavallier, Le Cavallier, Lechevalier, Le Chevalier, Lechevallier and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Le chevallier research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1752, 1797, 1800, and 1843 are included under the topic Early Le chevallier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the family in this period was Jean-Baptiste Lechevalier, a French explorer and archaeologist who was born in Trelly, near Coutances, in 1752. Destined to an ecclesiastic career, he finished his studies at the seminary of Saint-Louis in Paris, attained the title of abbot, but he avoided the orders and...
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 80 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Anne Le Chevalier, who married in Quebec in 1659.
The Le chevallier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Le chevallier 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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