The prestigious surname Leseur comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Leseur 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 Leseur family
The surname Leseur was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Leseur family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leseur 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 Leseur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Leseur 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.
Early Notables of the Leseur 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 Leseur Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Leseur family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Leseur Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Francois LeSeur, who landed in Long Island in 1657 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Leseur (post 1700)
- Louis Jean-Baptiste Leseur, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, April 9) Louis Leseur. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html