The name Longueuil belongs to the early history of France, in that much fought over region of
. It is a product of the family's residency at Longueuil, in Normandy.
, where the family established itself in early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longueuil research.Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1463, 1470, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Longueuil History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations
of this name, Longueuil some of which are Delong, DeLong, Delon, Long, Lelong, Longin, Longet, Longuet, Longuay, Longueuil, Longeau, Longueau, Longeaux, Longueaux, Longeaud, Longaud, Longeret, Longueret and many more.
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 Longueuil Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.