Lougee History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The enchanting region of Bourgoigne was the place of origin of the distinguished surname Lougee. Lougee is a topographic surname, which is a form of hereditary surname. A topographic name would have been given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came. The name Lougee is derived from the Old French word "loge," meaning "lodge," and indicates that the original bearer lived in such a structure.

Early Origins of the Lougee family

The surname Lougee was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where this noble family held a family seat since ancient times.

Important Dates for the Lougee family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lougee research. Another 222 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1450, 1610, 1671, 1698, 1714, 1715, 1750, 1751, and 1775 are included under the topic Early Lougee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lougee Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Loge, Loges, La Loge, La Loges, Lauge, Lauges, La Lauges, La Lauge, La Loges, Louge, Louges, Loige, Loige, La Loige, Loigue, Loigues, La Loigue, Lauch, Lauche, de la Loge, de loge and many more.

Early Notables of the Lougee family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lougee family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Loge settled in Philadelphia in 1823; John Loge settled in New Jersey in 1773; John Loge, aged 28; settled in Philadelphia in 1820; and Peter Loge settled in Philadelphia in 1808..

Contemporary Notables of the name Lougee (post 1700)

  • Josiah B. Lougee (b. 1854), American Democrat politician, First Selectman of Canton, Connecticut, 1906, 1922-24; Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Canton, 1907-08 [1]
  • Frank A. Lougee, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Nashua 7th Ward; Elected 1938 [1]
  • Carl M. Lougee, American Republican politician, Elected New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Hampton 1956 [1]

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Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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