Leveille History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Leveille family

The surname Leveille 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.

Early History of the Leveille family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leveille research. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1769, 1796, 1801, 1829, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Leveille History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Leveille 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.

Early Notables of the Leveille family (pre 1700)

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leveille Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Leveille migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leveille Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • 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

Canada Leveille migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leveille Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Étienne L'Eveille, son of François and Alisan, who married Isabelle Lequint, daughter of Pierre and Catherine, in Quebec on 8th February 1671 [1]
Leveille Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Pierre L'Eveille, son of Étienne and Isabelle, who married Jeanne Girard, daughter of Pierre and Suzanne, in Saint-Augustin, Quebec on 19th April 1700 [1]
  • Jean L'Eveille, son of Étienne and Isabelle, who married Marguerite Augé, daughter of Pierre and Péronelle, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec on 26th November 1706 [1]
  • Pierre L'Eveille, son of Pierre and Jeanne, who married Angélique Arbour, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Catherine, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec on 23rd October 1724 [1]
  • Pierre L'Eveille, son of Laurent-Jean-Baptiste and Marie, who married Barbe Parant, daughter of Antoine and Marie-Barbe, in Quebec on 8th July 1731 [1]
  • Louis-Joseph L'Eveille, son of Pierre and Jeanne, who married Geneviève Louineau, daughter of Henri and Marie-Louise, in Quebec on 7th January 1752 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Leveille Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Léveillé, who was one of the Métis chiefs in Canada in 1870

Contemporary Notables of the name Leveille (post 1700) +

  • Kevin Leveille (b. 1981), American lacrosse player
  • Charles Leveille (b. 1983), American speed skater
  • Jean Pierre Baptiste L'Eveillé, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Joseph-Henri Léveillé (1796-1870), French physician and mycologist
  • Mathieu Léveillé (1709-1743), executioner in Canada from 1733 to 1743
  • André Léveillé, Canadian politician in Quebec
  • Normand Leveille (b. 1963), retired Canadian professional hockey player
  • Mike Leveille (b. 1985), Canadian professional lacrosse player
  • Lise Leveille (b. 1982), French Canadian gymnast
  • Daultan Leveille (b. 1990), Canadian NCAA ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, April 9) Jean L'Eveillé. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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