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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. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. 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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