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Lestang History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Lestang family


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.

Early History of the Lestang family


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Lestang Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Lestang family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lestang family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lestang Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

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

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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