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Lesperance Early Origins



The surname Lesperance was first found in Guyenne, where this family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Lesperance Spelling Variations


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Lesperance Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lesperance, Lespérance, L'Espérance, Lesperand, Lespérand, Lesperan, Lespéran, Lesperat, Lespérat, Lespereau, Lespéreau, Lesperot, Lespérot, Lesperaud, Lespéraud, Lesperault, Lespérault, Lesperut, Lespérut, Lesperandieu, Lespérandieu, Lesperon, Lespéron, Lesperonne, Lesperonnet, Esperance, Espérance, Espert, Esperand, Espérand, Esperan, Espéran, Esperandieu, Espérandieu, Esperon, Espéron, Esperonne, Esperonnet, Espery, Lesper, Lespery, Esperies and many more.

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Lesperance Early History


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Lesperance Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lesperance research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1809, 1811, 1829, 1864, and 1874 are included under the topic Early Lesperance History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lesperance Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lesperance Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lesperance 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:

Lesperance Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • M. L'Espérance, who was living in Fort Louis de la Moblile in Louisiana in 1711
  • Joseph Lesperance, who arrived in New York in 1798

Lesperance Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean L'Esperance, who settled in Canada in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesperance (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesperance (post 1700)



  • Donald A. L'Esperance, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 45th District, 1957-60
  • David L'Esperance, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924
  • David L'Esperance Jr. (b. 1874), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1907-08
  • Jean Lesperance (b. 1965), Canadian professional hockey player
  • David Ovide L'Espérance (1864-1941), Canadian manufacturer and political figure in Quebec
  • Sylvie Lespérance (1954-2006), Canadian politician in Quebec
  • Pete Lesperance, Canadian guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Lesperance Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lesperance 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 3 November 2015 at 11:05.

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