Lenoy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Lenoy surname is a habitational name taken on from a place name such as Lannoy, in Nord departement, or Lannoy in Oise department, both in northern France.

Early Origins of the Lenoy family

The surname Lenoy was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie), where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. This noble family were well established in the region of Picardie and 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. They were to become Princes of Rheina Wolbeck and Princes de Sulmone.

Early History of the Lenoy family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lenoy research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1563, 1292, 1356, 1497, 1386, 1462, 1384, 1456, 1388, 1474, 1715 and 1777 are included under the topic Early Lenoy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lenoy Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lannoy, DeLannoy, Delannoy, De la Lannoy, Lannois, Lanois, De Lannois, De la Lannois, Lanoe, Lanois, Lanoy, De Lanoy and many more.

Early Notables of the Lenoy family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name at this period was Robert de Lannoy (c. 1292-1356), French sculptor and painter; Colinet de Lannoy (died before 1497), a French Renaissance composer; Guillebert de Lannoy (1386-1462), a Flemish traveler and diplomat, Chamberlain to the duke of Burgundy, Governor of the fort of Sluys, and a knight of the Golden Fleece; Hugo van...
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Australia Lenoy migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lenoy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Abraham Lenoy, English carpenter who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years for stealing, transported aboard the "Commodore Hayes" in April 1823, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retrieved 4th March 2021, retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/commodore-hayes)


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