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Lenoir Early Origins



The surname Lenoir was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol at Mintiereand several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Lenoir Spelling Variations


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Lenoir Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Néret, Néred, Néred, Nerad, Nérad and others.

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Lenoir Early History


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Lenoir Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lenoir research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1622 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Lenoir History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lenoir Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lenoir Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lenoir 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 were:

Lenoir Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andre Lenoir, aged 37, landed in Louisiana in 1719

Lenoir Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G B Lenoir, aged 34, arrived in New York, NY in 1851

Lenoir Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth M. Le Noir, aged 27, who settled in Philadelphia, PA, in 1913
  • Julia V. Le Noir, aged 22, who settled in Providence, New Jersey in 1918
  • Siegfried B. Le Noir, aged 34, who landed in America from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1922
  • Johanna Le Noir, aged 33, who landed in America from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lenoir (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lenoir (post 1700)



  • William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), American politician, Member of Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1815-17
  • Isaac Thomas Lenoir (1807-1875), American politician, Member of Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1843-45; Member of Tennessee State Senate, 1845-47
  • William "Billy" Lenoir (1942-2007), American tennis player, inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Hall of Fame
  • William Lenoir (1751-1839), American Revolutionary War officer and statesman in North Carolina, eponym of the USS Lenoir (AKA-74)
  • J. B. Lenoir (1929-1967), African-American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter
  • William B. Lenoir PH.D. (1939-2010), former NASA astronaut with over 122 hours in space
  • Michel Étienne François Lenoir de La Cochetière, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Auguste Nicolas Lenoir, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Louis-Charles Lenoir, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jean Lenoir (1891-1976), born Jean Bernard Daniel Neuberger, a French composer and author
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Lenoir Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lenoir 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 7 October 2015 at 14:59.

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