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Cruce History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Languedoc is the region of ancient France from which the name Cruce was derived. It comes from when the family lived in Languedoc, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Early Origins of the Cruce family


The surname Cruce was first found in Languedoc, where this eminent family held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Cruce family


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Another 418 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1568, 1645, 1661, 1717, 1764, 1783, 1817, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Cruce History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cruce Spelling Variations


Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Cruce, including Lacroix, Lacrois, Lacroie, Lacroies, La Croix, Croix, Croixe, Crois, Croise, Cruce, Lacruce, La Cruce, La Croise and many more.

Early Notables of the Cruce family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Cruce family to the New World and Oceana


In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Cruce has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Cruce were

Cruce Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Cruce, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1893

Cruce Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Luigi Cruce, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Pietro Cruce, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Fernando Cruce, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Kenneth Cruce, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Carlo Cruce, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1921

Contemporary Notables of the name Cruce (post 1700)


  • W. D. Cruce, American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Cedar County; Elected 1950 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lee Cruce (1863-1933), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908, 1920, 1928; Governor of Oklahoma, 1911-15 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Doug Cruce (b. 1947), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 71st District, 1981-82; Defeated, 1978; Member of Michigan State Senate 16th District, 1982-91 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lee Cruce (1863-1933), American politician, 2nd Governor of Oklahoma

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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