Normandy. It is a product of the family's residency in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Levek family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy. One of the first records of the family was Ralph and John Leveske who were listed there 1180-98 (Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae). CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
Early History of the Levek family
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Levek Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Levek, some of which include Levesque, Lévesque, Levecke, Levek, Leveque, Lévèque, Lavesque, Levèque, Levesques, Levecque, Levecques, Lavecque, Levècque, Lévèque, Levéque and many more.
Early Notables of the Levek family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Levek family to the New World and Oceana
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Levek has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Levek were
Levek Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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