is the region of ancient France from which the name Lenielle was derived. It comes from when the family lived in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Lenielle family
The surname Lenielle was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Early History of the Lenielle family
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Lenielle Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Lenielle include Laniel, Lagnel, Lagnez, Lagneau, Lagniet, Lanielle, Agnel and many more.
Early Notables of the Lenielle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lenielle family to the New World and Oceana
Approximately 110 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. France gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. Migration to New France (Quebec) continued from France until it fell in 1759. In the year 1675 the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Lenielle has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Lenielle were 80 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Julien Laniel married in Batiscan in 1689; Nicolas Laniel married in Sorel in 1719.