There are several different versions of the “Loiselle Coat of Arms”.
Tom Loiselle sent me this one.
This is the Loisel Coat of Arms: A blue shield with an ostrich. Spelling variations of this family name include: Loiselle, Loisel, Loiseau, Loiselet, Loiseleur, Loisellier, Loizeau, Lois, Loiz, Loiset, Loisette, Loisy, Oiseau, Oisel, Oiselle, Oiseleur, Oiselier, Ois, Oiset and many more.
The History of the surname Loisel: First found in Artois, where this ancient family was established in early times. Some of the first settlers in Canada of this family name or some of its variants were:
- Anne and Antoine Loiseau, who settled in Canada during the 17th century
- Jacques Loiseau, who arrived in Canada in 1647
- Louis Loisel, who settled in Montreal in 1648 – my Canadian Ancestor