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Noble surnames, such as Meusnier, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The Meusnier surname may be a local surname, that is, a name derived from the name of a place where they once lived, or held land. The Meusnier family name is thought to have derived from Meunet, a town in the department of Indre, in the district of Issoudun. It has also been suggested that Meusnier may have been an occupational name for a miller, deriving from the word "meunier" or "mounier," in Old French.

Meusnier Early Origins



The surname Meusnier was first found in Berry, a former province until 1790 when it became a region in central France where this ancient family held a family seat since early times.

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Meusnier Spelling Variations


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Meusnier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meunier, Lemeunier, Lesmeunier, Lémeunier, Meunié, Lemeunié, Munier, Lemunier, Meusnier, Lemeusnier, Demeunier, Desmeunier and many more.

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Meusnier Early History


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Meusnier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meusnier research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1751, 1786, 1789, 1790, 1792, 1797, 1800, 1802, 1808, 1809, 1814, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Meusnier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meusnier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meusnier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Meusnier 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:

Meusnier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicolas Meusnier, who lived, with his wife and his child, in Biloxi, Louisiana, in 1721

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meusnier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meusnier (post 1700)



  • Jean-Baptiste Marie Meusnier de la Place, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Meusnier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meusnier 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 29 April 2015 at 08:21.

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