is the region of ancient France from which the name Delalande was derived. It comes from when the family lived at Landes in Normandy
. However, the name Lalonde is adapted from a word indicating a house beside the moor.
Early Origins of the Delalande family
The surname Delalande was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times in a village and seigneurie in Seine-Inférieure in the arrondisement of Rouen. They were later elevated to the baronage in Normandy, to Lords in Brittany
, Poitou and Quercy.
Early History of the Delalande family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delalande research.Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1646, 1657, 1665, 1726, 1732, 1792, and 1807 are included under the topic Early Delalande History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Delalande Spelling Variations
French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own local
dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire
. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance
. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Delalande is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations
of the name include Lalonde, Lalondes, La Londe, Lalande, La Lande, de Lalonde, des Lalondes, de Lalonde, de Lalande and many more.
Early Notables of the Delalande family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Sir Richard Lalande, an Anglo- Breton
Knight who bravely fought at the Combat of the Thirty on March 26th, 1351; Saint Jean de Lalande (died October... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delalande Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Delalande family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Delalande Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Rene DeLaLande, aged 18, who landed in Canada in 1695
Contemporary Notables of the name Delalande (post 1700)
- Major-General Honor-Gustave-Charles Delalande (1879-1961), French Military Commandant of the Senate (1936) CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Honor-Gustave-Charles Delalande. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Delalande/Honor%C3%A9-Gustave-Charles/France.html
- Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande (1732-1807), French astronomer/mathematician