Le Moignan

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Le Moignan family page

This family has been present in Jersey in various spellings since the early 16th century


A Le Moignan family in 1870

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Origin of Surname

Le Moignan had lost an arm, for this is the French word for a stump left after amputation.

Early records

The name appears in the Extente of 1528

  • Collas Le Moignan was born in St John about 1565 and had a daughter Jeanne (1597-1648) who married Jean Robert
  • Isaac Le Moignan was born in St John about 1591 and married Rachel Robert, daughter of Thomas and Catherine
  • Collette Le Moignan was born in Jersey about 1570 and married Edmund Falle about 1589


  • Le Moignan, 1668
  • Le Maignon 1607
  • Le Moynand 1527
  • Le Moigne is a very similar name but with an entirely different derivation

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Family trees

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Family album

The cover of the journal of Trans-Atlantic mariner Amice Le Moignan

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