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Lestang Early Origins



The surname Lestang was first found in Berry, a former province until 1790 when it became a region in central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Bourges 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.

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Lestang Spelling Variations


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Lestang Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lastinger, Lestinger, Lestang, Lastang, Lesting, Lasting, Lasttinger and many more.

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Lestang Early History


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Lestang Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lestang research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lestang History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lestang Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lestang Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lestang 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:

Lestang Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Michel-Mathieu Lestang, who setted in Quebec in 1657
  • Charles Lestang, who setted in Quebec in 1661
  • Michel Lestang, who arrived in Quebec in 1661
  • Mathieu Lestang, who settled in Quebec in 1667

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lestang (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lestang (post 1700)



  • François Bujon de L'Estang (b. 1940), French Ambassador to the United States (1995-2002)
  • Benoit Lestang, French film writer, director and special effects creator

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Lestang Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Lestang Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lestang 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 16 July 2013 at 15:21.

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