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The distinguished surname Lemassonne originated in the beautiful and majestic country of France. The surname Lemassonne is an occupational name, which means that it is a type of hereditary surname. Occupational names were derived from the name of the primary occupation of the first person who used the name. In this case it is derived from the Old French word machun, which meant "stone cutter." Accordingly, the original bearer of this name was a worker in stone or mason.

Lemassonne Early Origins



The surname Lemassonne was first found in Provence, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Lemassonne Spelling Variations


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Lemassonne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Masson, Masond, Masonde, Mason, Masen, Masons and many more.

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Lemassonne Early History


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Lemassonne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemassonne research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1397, 1414, 1572, 1676, 1450, 1414, 1636 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Lemassonne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lemassonne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lemassonne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lemassonne 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: Gilles Masson, who came to Québec, where he married Marie-Jeanne Gauthier in1668; Jacques Masson, who wedding to Jeanne Jousselot of Québec ws in 1670.

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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. 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).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Lemassonne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lemassonne 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 29 August 2013 at 12:36.

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