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Languedoc is the region of ancient France from which the name Lesvoycins was derived. It comes from when the family lived in Languedoc, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Early Origins of the Lesvoycins family


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

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Early History of the Lesvoycins family

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Early History of the Lesvoycins family


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Another 547 words (39 lines of text) covering the years 1209, 1231, 1345, 1391, 1431, 1440, 1481, 1552, 1417 and 1579 are included under the topic Early Lesvoycins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lesvoycins Spelling Variations

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Lesvoycins Spelling Variations


Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Lesvoycins, including Voisins, Voisin, Voysin, Voisine, Voysins, Voisyn, Voisyns, Voycins, Voicins, Voycine, Voycins, Voicyn, Voicyns, Les Voisins, Les Voisines, Les Voisyns, Les Voycins, Les Voicyns, Les Voycins, Les Voicins, Les Voycines, Le Voisin, Le Voysin, La Voisine, Le Voisyn, Le Voicyn, La Voycine, Vesine, Vésine, Vezine, Vézine, Vézina and many more.

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Early Notables of the Lesvoycins family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Lesvoycins family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lesvoycins family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Lesvoycins family to the New World and Oceana


In the 1700s, land incentives were finally given out by France to 2,000 migrants. Early marriage was encouraged in New France, and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued. Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, Acadia were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Lesvoycins were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Lesvoycins were François Vésinat, who married Jeanne Lemarié in Château-Richer in 1670; Pierre Voisin, who settled in Louisiana in 1719; Jacques Vésinat, who married Marie-Catherine Routier in Lorette in 1729.

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The Lesvoycins Motto

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The Lesvoycins 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: Pro fide
Motto Translation: For faith.


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