Leffew History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Leffew family

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.

Early History of the Leffew family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leffew research. Another 512 words (37 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Leffew family (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...
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Migration of the Leffew family

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.


Contemporary Notables of the name Leffew (post 1700) +

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


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