Lemens History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Lemens family
The surname Lemens was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Antwerp, (Anvers) a fortified city in the province of Antwerp. It is Belgium's commercial center. In the 11th century Godfrey of Bouillon was Marquis of Antwerp. The province is divided into three districts, Antwerp, Malines and Turnhout. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Lemens family
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Lemens Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemmens, Lemmense, Lemmenes, Lemens, Lemenns, Lemmenns, Lemmeens, Lemeens, Leomans, Lemmons, Lemmon, van Lemmen and many more.
Early Notables of the Lemens family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lemens family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jan Hendrik Lemmens who settled in New York in 1847.
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