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Levee Early Origins



The surname Levee was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family held a family seat in earlier times.

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Levee Spelling Variations


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Levee Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Léveillé, Léveillée, Léveillard, Léveillart, Lesveillé, Lesveillée, Lesveillard, Lesveillart, Leveille, Le Veille, Levée, l'Éveille, Éveille, Éveillé, Éveillée, Éveillard and many more.

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Levee Early History


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Levee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levee research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1769, 1796, 1801, 1829, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Levee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Levee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Levee Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levee 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 or some of its variants were: Rene Leveillée, who settled in Montreal in 1659; Jean Leveille, who was living in Biloxi in Louisiana in 1700; M. L'Éveille, who was living with his wife, in Mobile, Louisiana in 1726.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Levee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Levee (post 1700)



  • John Harrison Levée, designer and an artist, Paris
  • Didier Alain Levée, physician, Bayeux, France

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Levee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levee 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 20 September 2013 at 09:41.

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