LeJeune Family Coat of Arms - Desktop Screensaver

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Early Origins of the LeJeune Family

The proud French name of Lejeune comes from a Breton name for a person of youthful appearance or a person who was the youngest member of some group. The name Lejeune is derived from the French word "jeune," which means "young". 
The surname Lejeune was first found in Brittany (French: Bretagne), where the family held a family seat since ancient times. The members of the different branches of the family also distinguished themselves with contributions of every sort to their respective communities. 
NEW FRANCE: Immigration to New France was slow; In the 1700s, land incentives were finally given out by France to 2,000 migrants. Early marriage was encouraged amongst the immigrants., and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued.
Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, Acadia were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 defiant French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were exiled from the region. In 1765 most Acadians found refuge in Louisiana and eventually became known as Cajuns.

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Product: LeJeune Family Coat of Arms 

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