Early Origins of the Lahaye family
The surname Lahaye was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this distinguished family held a family seat
in the castle and barony of Lahaie-du-Puits in the arrondissement of Coutance from about the year 890. But the annals of the family only start about 1066 when the Sire Eudo de Lahaie accompanied Duke William of Normandy
in his conquest of England
. He became a great Baron
and possessed vast estates in Sussex
, and died in 1098, and the Norman branch of the family continued to flourish.
Early History of the Lahaye family
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Lahaye Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lahaie, Lahay, Lahaye, LaHay, LaHaye, Lahaise, Lahais, Hai, Haie, Hay, Haise, Haeye and many more.
Early Notables of the Lahaye family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lahaye family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lahaye Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Jacques LaHaye, who settled in Louisiana in 1752
- Marie Anne Lahaye settled with her husband Pierre Gervais in Louisiana in 1756
Contemporary Notables of the name Lahaye (post 1700)
- Timothy F. "Tim" LaHaye (1926-2016), American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker; he authored more than eighty-five books, both fiction and non-fiction
- Beverly Lahaye (b. 1929), American Christian conservative activist and author
- Tristan Lahaye (b. 1983), French football defender
- Damien Lahaye (b. 1984), Belgian football player
- Paul Lahaye (1902-1983), Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons