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The name Longuet belongs to the early history of France, in that much fought over region of Normandy. It is a product of the family's residency at Longueuil, in Normandy.

Longuet Early Origins



The surname Longuet was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family established itself in early times.

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Longuet Spelling Variations


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Longuet Spelling Variations



Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name Longuet, including Delong, DeLong, Delon, Long, Lelong, Longin, Longet, Longuet, Longuay, Longueuil, Longeau, Longueau, Longeaux, Longueaux, Longeaud, Longaud, Longeret, Longueret and many more.

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Longuet Early History


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Longuet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longuet research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1463, 1470, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Longuet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longuet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longuet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Richard Olivier de Longueuil, a French prelate, who was ordered by the pope to oversee the trial of Jeanne d'Arc, and...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Longuet 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 were:

Longuet Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Victor Longuet, aged 29, a gardener, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longuet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longuet (post 1700)



  • Gérard Longuet (1946-2011), French conservative politician, Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs (2011-2012)
  • Charles Longuet (1839-1903), French journalist and leader in the French working-class movement
  • Jean-Laurent-Frederick "Johnny" Longuet (1876-1938), French socialist, Karl Marx's grandson
  • Didi Longuet (b. 1981), Dutch footballer

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Longuet Family Crest Products


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Longuet Family Crest Products




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