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The name De la roche is derived from the Old French word "roche," meaning "rock," and was likely first used as a name to describe someone who resided near a prominent rock.

De la roche Early Origins



The surname De la roche was first found in Languedoc where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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De la roche Spelling Variations


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De la roche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Laroche, Laroches, Larauche, Lareauche, Larouche, LaRouche, De Roche, La Roche, Roche, de la Roche and many more.

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De la roche Early History


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De la roche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la roche research. Another 793 words (57 lines of text) covering the years 1031, 1082, 1094, 1100, 1200, 1307, 1326, 1600, 1693, 1703, 1772, 1769, 1786 and 1351 are included under the topic Early De la roche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De la roche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De la roche Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De la roche 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:

De la roche Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Charles DelaRoche who arrived in Maryland in 1655

De la roche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Geraud DeLaRoche, aged 25, who arrived in Quebec in 1655

De la roche Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Peter DeLaRoche, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1771

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Contemporary Notables of the name De la roche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De la roche (post 1700)



  • Jean-Baptiste Grégoire Delaroche, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Hippolyte Delaroche (1797-1856), French painter
  • Mazo de la Roche (1885-1961), Canadian novelist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The De la roche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De la roche Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 26 March 2015 at 15:58.

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