Lievre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Lievre family
The surname Lievre was first found in Artois, a former province of northern France where this illustrious family held a family seat with lands and manor for many centuries. The family were well established in the region of Arras and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
In French, Les Lièvre are small mammals in the family Leporidae and are herbivorous wild animals, similar to rabbits.
Early History of the Lievre family
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Lievre Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lièvre, Lelièvre, Lièvrard, Dulièvre, Delièvre and many more.
Early Notables of the Lievre family (pre 1700)
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In France, the name Lievre is the 1,686th most popular surname with an estimated 3,589 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lievre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century