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The noble French surname Louviere is of ancient descent, and appears to be of locative origin. The name Louviere belongs to the category of surnames which are derived from the place where the original bearer once lived or held land. Thus, the surname Louviere signifies "a local of Louviers."

Louviere Early Origins



The surname Louviere was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was established since the early Middle Ages.

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Louviere Spelling Variations


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Louviere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Louvieres, Louvier, Louviers, Louvières and others.

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Louviere Early History


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Louviere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Louviere research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1468 is included under the topic Early Louviere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Louviere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Louviere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Louviere 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:

Louviere Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Don Francois De Louviere, who landed in Louisiana in 1805-1809 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Louviere (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Louviere (post 1700)



  • Jacques Louviere (b. 1935), respected French businessman in the early 20th century

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Louviere Family Crest Products


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Louviere Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Louviere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Louviere Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 22 December 2016 at 16:23.

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