Brittany when the family resided in a valley. The name Leveau is derived from the Old French word vallee, which means valley.
Early Origins of the Leveau family
Brittany, where they held a family seat in the honor of the seigneurie of la Burie.
Early History of the Leveau family
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Leveau Spelling Variations
Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Leveau is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Lavalle, Lavallée, Lavallee, La Vallee, Levalle, Leval, Lavallière, Lavallier, Levallier, Lavallois, Levallois, Lavallet, Levallet, Lavalet, Levalet, Lavaley, Levaley, Lavalley, Levalley, Lavally, Levally, Lavallière, de Vallée, de Vallee and many more.
Early Notables of the Leveau family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Leveau family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Leveau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
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