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Leconte Early Origins



The surname Leconte was first found in Languedoc, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Leconte Spelling Variations


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Leconte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Comte, Lecomte, Contes, Comtes, Conte, Leconte, Comites, Comitis and many more.

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Leconte Early History


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Leconte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leconte research. Another 469 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1343, 1450, 1300, 1530, 1535, 1580, 1582, 1584, 1694, 1600, 1655 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Leconte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leconte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leconte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leconte 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:

Leconte Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William LeConte, who arrived in America in 1685
  • Pierre LeConte, who landed in New Jersey in 1686
  • Guillaume LeConte, who landed in New York in 1689
  • Catherine Lauandier LeConte, who landed in New York, NY in 1693
  • Francois LeConte, who arrived in New York, NY in 1693

Leconte Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jehan LeConte, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Michel LeConte, who arrived in Montreal in 1653

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leconte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leconte (post 1700)



  • Joseph Nisbet LeConte (1870-1950), American cartographer, photographer, professor of mechanical engineering, best known for his exploration of the Sierra Nevada
  • John LeConte (1818-1891), American scientist and academic, President of the University of California
  • Joseph LeConte (1823-1901), American physician, geologist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, an early California conservationist, eponym of the LeConte Glacier and LeConte Bay, Alaska
  • John Lawrence LeConte (1825-1883), American entomologist responsible for naming approximately half of the insect taxa known in the United States at that time
  • Dorothy LeConte, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948
  • Jack Leconte (b. 1959), French former racing driver
  • Patrice Leconte (b. 1947), French film director, actor, comic strip writer, and screenwriter, known for his work on Monsieur Hire (1989), The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000) and The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
  • Henri Leconte (b. 1963), former French professional tennis player who achieved World No. 6 (March 18, 1985)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Leconte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leconte 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 9 November 2015 at 10:58.

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