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The prestigious surname Leasure comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Leasure is of local origin, and is therefore a type of hereditary surname. Local surnames are derived either from an already existing place-name or from a local feature of the geography.

Leasure Early Origins



The surname Leasure was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Leasure Spelling Variations


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Leasure Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lessard, Lessart, Lessar, Lessarde, Lesart, Lesard, Lesser, Lesseir, Leser, Lezer, Lesarde, Lesar, Lezard, Lezzard, Lezart, Lezar, Lezarde, Lisart, Lizart, Sarde, Sardo and many more.

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Leasure Early History


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Leasure Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leasure research. Another 395 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1384, 1406, 1552, 1554, 1574, 1614, 1620, 1622, 1645, 1665, 1728, and 1731 are included under the topic Early Leasure History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leasure Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leasure Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the names at this time was Hubert Le Sueur (c.1580-1658), a French sculptor with the contemporaneous reputation of having trained in Giambologna's Florentine workshop; Balthazard Sarde, Chief Auditor in the Audit Office in 1622; Jean Le...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leasure 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leasure Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Abr Leasure, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Leasure Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ed Leasure, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Leasure Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Shelly C. Leasure, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leasure (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leasure (post 1700)



  • Daniel Leasure (1819-1886), American brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • Kenneth S. Leasure, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly 123rd District, 1967-72

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    11. ...

    The Leasure Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leasure 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 January 2016 at 12:45.

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