Brittany. It is derived from when the family having lived in Brittany.
Early Origins of the Lelance family
Early History of the Lelance family
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Lelance Spelling Variations
local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Lelance, including Lalance, Lancelin, Lalancette, La Lance, Lalanchette and many more.
Early Notables of the Lelance family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lelance family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Lelance has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Lelance were many individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most arrived during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Henri Lalancette, who was married in Montreal in 1718.
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