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Vasseur Early Origins



The surname Vasseur was first found in Ile-de-France where they held a family seat in the honor of Neuilly, d'Ouville and Sailly.

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Vasseur Spelling Variations


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Vasseur Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lavasseur, LaVasseur, LeVasseur, de Vasseur, Vasseur, Levasort, Levaseux, Levasseur, Levassor, Levassort, Vavasour, Levazeux and many more.

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Vasseur Early History


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Vasseur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vasseur research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1547, 1658, 1671, 1688, 1730, 1748, 1793, 1844, and 1897 are included under the topic Early Vasseur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vasseur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vasseur Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vasseur 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:

Vasseur Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Michel Vasseur, who settled in Florida in 1564
  • Nicolas Vasseur, who settled in Florida in 1564

Vasseur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Marie Vasseur, who came to Louisiana in 1719
  • Jacques Vasseur, aged 20, landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Marie Vasseur, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719

Vasseur Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • L. Vasseur, who settled in America in 1843
  • Louis Vasseur, who arrived in America in 1843
  • J S Vasseur, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Vasseur Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alfred Vasseur, aged 45, who landed in America from Ronbaise, France, in 1908
  • Clemence Vasseur, aged 38, who settled in America from Roubiax, France, in 1909
  • Carlos Vasseur, aged 34, who landed in America from France, in 1911
  • Octave Vasseur, aged 2, who settled in America from Rouvroy, France, in 1911
  • Louise Vasseur, aged 15, who landed in America from Chesnay, France, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vasseur (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vasseur (post 1700)



  • Philippe Vasseur (b. 1943), French politician, French Minister of Agriculture
  • Isabelle Vasseur (b. 1959), French politician, member of the National Assembly of France
  • Alain Vasseur (b. 1948), French professional road bicycle racer
  • Félix Augustin "Léon" Joseph Vasseur (1844-1917), French composer, organist and conductor
  • Cédric Vasseur (b. 1970), French professional cyclist
  • Joseph Le Vasseur Borgia (1773-1839), Canadian lawyer, newspaper owner and politician in Lower Canada
  • Noel Le Vasseur (1798-1879), Canadian trader and merchant who moved to Bunkum, Illinois in 1818 where he founded a trading post for the American Fur Company
  • Leo Vasseur, Canadian politician from Alberta, Canada

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Vasseur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vasseur 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 28 August 2016 at 16:58.

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