L'orée History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The origins the old family name L'orée can be found within medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the L'orée family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname L'orée was an occupational name for a person who worked at a granary. The name translates literally from the Old French as of the granary.
Early Origins of the L'orée family
The surname L'orée was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family took their name from Delor, a village in the department of Aisne, in the district of Neufchâtel.
Early History of the L'orée family
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L'orée Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Delor, De Lor, Delore, Delaur, De Laur, Delaure, Deloret, De Loret, Delauret, De Lauret, Delorey, De Lorey, Delaurey, De Laurey, Loré, Lorée, L'Orée, Laur, Laure, Lauré, Laurée, Loret, Lauret, Lorey, Laurey, Loreillard, Laureillard, Loreilleux, Laureilleux, Loriet, Lauriet, Loriey, Lauriey, Deloriet, Delauriet, Deloriey, Delauriey, Deslor, Délor, Deslaur, Délaur, Desloret, Déloret, Deslauret, Délauret, Deslorey, Délorey, Deslaurey, Délaurey, Desloriet, Déloriet, Deslauriet, Délauriet, Desloriey, Déloriey, Deslauriey and many more.
Early Notables of the L'orée family (pre 1700)
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L'orée migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
L'orée Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- F. Loree, aged 6, who arrived in America, in 1892
- L. F. Loree, aged 40, who arrived in America, in 1892
L'orée Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- J.F. Loree, aged 49, who arrived in America, in 1905
- Jessie F. Loree, aged 50, who arrived in New York City, in 1913
- Leonos F. Loree, aged 55, who arrived in New York City, in 1913
- Louise C. Loree, aged 21, who arrived in New York City, in 1913
- Clara Louise Loree, aged 30, who arrived in West Orange, N.J., in 1924
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Contemporary Notables of the name L'orée (post 1700) +
- Leonor Fresnel Loree (1858-1940), American railroad executive, President of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (1901-1904), President of Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad in 1904, President of Kansas City Southern Railway (1918-1920), principal founder of The Newcomen Society in North America
- James Taber Loree (b. 1888), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932 
- Anne Loree, Canadian Juno Award nominated singer-songwriter, best known for her song "Insensitive", an international Top 40 hit for Jann Arden in 1995
- Brad Loree (b. 1960), Canadian actor and stunt performer, best known for his role as Michael Myers in Halloween: Resurrection
- Loree G. Soggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000 
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