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The prestigious surname Leser comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Leser is of local origin, and is therefore a type of hereditary surname. Local surnames are derived either from an already existing place-name or from a local feature of the geography.

Early Origins of the Leser family


The surname Leser was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Early History of the Leser family

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Early History of the Leser family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leser research.
Another 395 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1384, 1406, 1552, 1554, 1574, 1614, 1620, 1622, 1645, 1665, 1728, and 1731 are included under the topic Early Leser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leser Spelling Variations

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Leser Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lessard, Lessart, Lessar, Lessarde, Lesart, Lesard, Lesser, Lesseir, Leser, Lezer, Lesarde, Lesar, Lezard, Lezzard, Lezart, Lezar, Lezarde, Lisart, Lizart, Sarde, Sardo and many more.

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Early Notables of the Leser family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Leser family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the names at this time was Hubert Le Sueur (c.1580-1658), a French sculptor with the contemporaneous reputation of having trained in Giambologna's Florentine workshop; Balthazard Sarde, Chief Auditor in the Audit Office in 1622; Jean Le...
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Leser family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Leser family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Leser who settled in Philadelphia in 1733
  • Jacob Leser, who settled in Philadelphia in 1733

Leser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Marie Leser, aged 32, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • C J Leser, aged 29, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Josephine Leser, aged 29, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Michel Leser, aged 22, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Caspar Leser, who settled in Texas in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leser (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leser (post 1700)


  • Tina Leser (b. 1910), American influential fashion designer, and owner of Tina Leser Intnl., in New York City since 1966
  • Oscar Leser (b. 1870), American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1938 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations

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  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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