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.
Early Origins of the Leasure family
The surname Leasure was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Leasure family
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.
Leasure 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.
Early Notables of the Leasure family (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.
Migration of the Leasure family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html