Lewarne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lewarne family

The surname Lewarne was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire département, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where this eminent family held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Lewarne family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lewarne research. Another 301 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1499, 1535, 1580, 1585, 1637, 1648, 1668, 1790, 1792, 1793, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Lewarne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lewarne Spelling Variations

The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Lewarne is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Verne, Vernes, Vernent, La Verne, La Vernes, La Vernent, Laverne, Lavernes, Lavernent, De Verne and many more.

Early Notables of the Lewarne family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lewarne family

In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Lewarne. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Lewarne were Miss Verne, aged 20, who settled in New Orleans in 1821; and Dominique Verne, who arrived in New York, NY in 1844.



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