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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, 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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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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