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Early Origins of the Lemus family

The surname Lemus was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where this eminent family held a family seat in the honor of De Limeux, a village in the ancient department of Cher in the Somme.

The family branched north into Flanders, and west into Normandy where they held considerable estates before the 16th century. They also branched to Brittany where they held a family seat at Cree'Hriou, Kerigonan, and Kerveguen.

Gabriel Lemieux, born in 1626, son of Louis and Marie (née Lugan), worked as a coppersmith in Quebec. He married Marguerite LeBoeuf, born in 1640, daughter of Guillaume and Marguerite (née Milot), on 3rd September 1658. His second marriage was to Marthe Beauregard, born in 1643, on 26th November 1671. They remained together until Marthe passed away in Lévis on 22nd October 1728. [1]

Early History of the Lemus family

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Lemus Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lemieux, Limeux, Lemeux, Lemieus, Lemeur, Lemeut, Lemuet, Lemut, Lemue, Lemuel, Lemoual, Lemouee, Moues, Moule, Mieure and many more.

Early Notables of the Lemus family

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Lemus Ranking

In the United States, the name Lemus is the 3,084th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [2]

United States Lemus migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemus Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Lemus, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1858 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lemus (post 1700) +

  • José Rafael Tobar Lemus (b. 1975), Salvadoran football player
  • Antonio Flores de Lemus (1876-1941), Spanish politician and economist
  • Carlos Fuentes Lemus (1973-1999), Mexican writer, photographer, painter and director
  • Ángel Lemus (b. 1971), retired professional footballer from Mexico
  • Carlos Alberto Lemus (b. 1989), Chilean footballer
  • Juan Carlos Lemus (b. 1965), Cuban boxer

  1. Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  3. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook