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Leffew Early Origins



The surname Leffew was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Leffew Spelling Variations


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Leffew Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fayet, Fayettes, Fayette, Lafayet, Delafayet, Lafayette, La Fauyet, La Fayets, La Fayettes, De La Fayettes, Des Fayettes and many more.

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Leffew Early History


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Leffew Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leffew research. Another 1023 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1293, 1308, 1345, 1401, 1416, 1452, 1482, 1513, 1577, 1583, 1591, 1595, 1603, 1678, 1699, 1717, 1732, 1789, and 1830 are included under the topic Early Leffew History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leffew Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leffew Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Mathieu Fayet, Treasurer of France at Bordeaux, in 1603; Louise Angélique Motier de la Fayette (1618-1665), French courtier and close friend of King Louis XIII; Marie-Madeleine Pioche de...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leffew 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 or some of its variants were: Jeannot Fayer, aged 28; settled in New York in 1823; William Fayer, aged 44; settled in New York in 1820; Denis Fayet of St. Laurent of Paris married Marie Guilbert and Anne Fayet married René Siret in Quebec in 1670..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leffew (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leffew (post 1700)



  • Travis Leffew (b. 1983), American NFL football offensive lineman

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Leffew Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Leffew Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leffew 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 2 October 2013 at 08:49.

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