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De la roche History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.


Early Origins of the De la roche family


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

Early History of the De la roche family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la roche research.
Another 397 words (28 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.

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.

Early Notables of the De la roche family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the De la roche family to the New World and Oceana


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
  • Mr. Géraud Delaroche, (b. 1630), aged 25, French labourer travelling to Canada to work for François Peron, arriving on 19th June 1655 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/

De la roche Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Peter DeLaRoche, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1771

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


  • Michael de la Roche (1710-1731), French Protestant refugee and author, threatened while young with persecution in France
  • Jean-Baptiste Grégoire Delaroche, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Jean-Baptiste Delaroche. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Hippolyte Delaroche (1797-1856), French painter
  • Mazo de la Roche (1885-1961), Canadian novelist

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Citations


  1. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Jean-Baptiste Delaroche. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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