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The name Delaroche 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.

Delaroche Early Origins



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

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Delaroche Spelling Variations


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Delaroche 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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Delaroche Early History


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Delaroche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delaroche 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 Delaroche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delaroche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delaroche Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Delaroche Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Charles DelaRoche who arrived in Maryland in 1655

Delaroche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

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

Delaroche 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 Delaroche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delaroche (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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Delaroche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delaroche 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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