The name L'amoreaux is a nickname
type of surname, derived from the Old French word "more," meaning "dark skinned," which in turn derives from the Phoenician "mauharim," meaning "eastern." This name was applied to Moors
and other people with dark complexions. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Surnames derived from nicknames were quite common; they usually reflected physical characteristics or other attributes of the first person.
Early Origins of the L'amoreaux family
The surname L'amoreaux was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this eminent family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the L'amoreaux family
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L'amoreaux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Moreau, Morreau, Moreaux, Morreaux, Morault, Morrault, Moreault, Moreaul, Morreaul, Moreaud, Morreaud, Moraud, Morraud, Morot, Morrot, Moreu, Morreu, Moreux, Morreux, Moron, Morron, Moureau, Moureaux, Moureaul, Moureu, Moureux, Mouraut, Mourault, Mouron, Lemoreau, Lamoreau, Lamoreaux, la Moreau, de Moreau, de la Moreau, Demoreau and many more.
Early Notables of the L'amoreaux family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean-Baptiste Moreau (ca. 1656-1733), a French composer of the baroque period; Jacob Nicolas Moreau of Burgundy, born in 1717; Moreau of Saint-Rémy (1750-1819), a representative of Martinique at the Constituent Assembly; Pierre-Jean... Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early L'amoreaux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the L'amoreaux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
L'amoreaux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- C. H. Lamoreaux, who settled in San Francisco in 1850
L'amoreaux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Mrs. S. W. Lamoreaux, aged 58, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
- Vivien Lamoreaux, aged 41, who settled in America, in 1903
- James Wilmot Lamoreaux, aged 56, who settled in America, in 1911
- Jennie Lamoreaux, aged 52, who landed in America, in 1911
- August Lamoreaux, aged 18, who emigrated to America, in 1920
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L'amoreaux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Daniel Lamoreaux U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 CITATION[CLOSE]
Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
L'amoreaux Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Federick Lamoreaux, aged 23, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924
Contemporary Notables of the name L'amoreaux (post 1700)
- Rosa Lamoreaux, American soprano, recipient of a Washington Area Music Award in 2009
- Wilbur "Lammy" Lamoreaux (b. 1907), American former international motorcycle speedway rider
- Lowell A. Lamoreaux (1861-1922), American co-foudner of Long, Lamoreaux & Long, an architectural partnership in Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Naomi Lamoreaux, American professor of Economics and History at Yale University
- Wilbur Lamoreaux (1907-1963), American international motorcycle speedway rider
- William E. Lamoreaux, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories