Early Origins of the Lesieur family
The surname Lesieur was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this family was established in earlier times.
Early History of the Lesieur family
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Lesieur Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sirois, Sire, Lesire, Siret, Sirey, Siron, Sirot, Siraud, Siraut, Sirault, Sireau, Sireaux, Sirat, Syre, Syret, Syrey, Syron, Syrot and many more.
Early Notables of the Lesieur family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lesieur family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lesieur Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Jeane LeSieur, who arrived in Maryland in 1661 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)
The Lesieur Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Spes et justitia
Motto Translation: Hope and Justice.