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The prestigious surname Lesueur comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Lesueur 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.

Lesueur Early Origins



The surname Lesueur was first found in Provence, where this distinguished family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Lesueur Spelling Variations


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Lesueur Spelling Variations



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.

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Lesueur Early History


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Lesueur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lesueur 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 Lesueur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lesueur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lesueur Early Notables (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 Lesueur 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:

Lesueur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jaen Baptiste LeSueur, who arrived in New York in 1798

Lesueur Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pierre LeSueur, who landed in New York, NY in 1841
  • Georges LeSueur, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Paul. Lesueur, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1893

Lesueur Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Paul Lesueur, aged 34, who emigrated to America from Paris, in 1904
  • Louise Lesueur, aged 30, who settled in America from Paris, in 1904
  • Maria Lesueur, aged 63, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1904
  • Octave Lesueur, aged 36, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Frederick LeSueur, aged 47, who landed in America from London, England, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesueur (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesueur (post 1700)



  • Emily LeSueur (b. 1972), American gold medalist synchronized swimmer at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Jeremy LeSueur (b. 1980), retired American NFL football defensive back
  • Clinton Bernard LeSueur (b. 1969), American politician and journalist from the state of Mississippi
  • Hal LeSueur (1901-1963), American actor
  • Laurence Edward "Larry" LeSueur (1909-2003), American journalist and war correspondent who worked closely with Edward R. Murrow
  • Lucille Le Sueur (1908-1977), original name of Joan Crawford, American Academy Award winning actress, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award
  • Dimitri Lesueur (b. 1987), French footballer
  • Éloyse Lesueur (b. 1988), French long jumper
  • Charles Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846), French naturalist, artist and explorer, eponym of Lesueur National Park, Australia
  • Hubert Le Sueur (1580-1670), French sculptor
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Lesueur Historic Events


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Lesueur Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Gustave J. Lesueur, aged 35, American First Class passenger from Germantown, Pennsylvania who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping in life boat 3

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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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    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. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Lesueur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lesueur 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 25 April 2016 at 14:31.

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