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Noble surnames, such as Lauzon, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Lauzon, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Lauzon family originally lived in the village of Loison.

Lauzon Early Origins



The surname Lauzon was first found in Guyenne where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Caumont.

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Lauzon Spelling Variations


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Lauzon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lauzon, Lauzun, Lauzanne, L'Auzon, L'Auzon, Lauson, Lauzin and many more.

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Lauzon Early History


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Lauzon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lauzon research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1632, 1723, 1583, 1666, 1651, 1657, 1631 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Lauzon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lauzon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lauzon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was Duke of Lauzun, Marshall of France; Jean de Lauzon or de Lauson (1583-1666), French Governor of New France from 1651 to 1657...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lauzon 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:

Lauzon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Gilles Lauzon who arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1653
  • Gilles Lauzon, who married in Montreal in 1656
  • Marguerite Lauzon married in Montreal in 1672
  • Françoise Lauzon married in Montreal in 1675
  • Catherine Lauzon married in Montreal in 1681
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lauzon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lauzon (post 1700)



  • Thom Lauzon, American politician, Mayor of Barre, Vermont, 2006-07
  • Louis Lauzon, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 107th District, 1978
  • Joseph E. Lauzon (b. 1984), American mixed martial artist
  • Nat Lauzon (b. 1975), Canadian radio host and writer
  • Patrice Lauzon (b. 1975), Canadian ice dancer
  • Craig Lauzon (b. 1971), Canadian comedian, and member of the Royal Canadian Air Farce
  • Jean-Claude Lauzon (1953-1997), Canadian writer and director in Quebec
  • Jean-Baptiste Lauzon (b. 1858), Canadian politician in Manitoba
  • Dominique Lauzon, Canadian poet in Montreal

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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