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The origins the old family name Leboulanger can be found within medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Leboulanger family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Leboulanger was an occupational name for a baker. Looking back even further, we found the name was originally derived from the Old French word boules, which referred to the balls of dough the baker made and baked into buns and loaves.

Leboulanger Early Origins



The surname Leboulanger was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Leboulanger Spelling Variations


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Leboulanger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boulange, Boulangey, Boulangay, Boulangier, Boulanget, de Boulanger, de Boulangey, de Boulangay, de Boulangier, de Boulanget, Boulenger, Boulengey, Boulengay, Boulengier, Boulenget, de Boulenger, de Boulengey, de Boulengay, de Boulengier, de Boulenget, Deboulanger, Le Boulanger, Bulanger, Bulangey, Bulangay, Bulangier and many more.

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Leboulanger Early History


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Leboulanger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leboulanger research. Another 577 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1700, 1821 and 1889 are included under the topic Early Leboulanger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leboulanger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leboulanger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leboulanger 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:

Leboulanger Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Francois LeBoulanger, who landed in Montreal in 1663

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Leboulanger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leboulanger 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 17 July 2014 at 11:37.

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