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Noble surnames, such as La Cas, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name La Cas, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The La Cas family originally lived in Guyene.

La Cas Early Origins



The surname La Cas was first found in Guyenne.

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La Cas Spelling Variations


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La Cas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lacas, Lacassière, La Cas, La Cassière and others.

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La Cas Early History


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La Cas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Cas research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1502 and 1891 are included under the topic Early La Cas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Cas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Cas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was many individuals in Canada who were recorded around 1891, such as Alexis Lacas, a shoemaker in Saint-Jovite, Quebec; Damase Lacas was a blacksmith in Saint-Rosalie, Quebec; Edouard Lacas was a carter...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Cas 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:

La Cas Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Adelaide Lacas, who married in Sainte-Rose, Quebec, in 1826
  • François Lacas is recorded as a carpenter in Saint-Janvier, Quebec, in 1871
  • Pierre Lacas was a laborer in Montreal in 1871

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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. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The La Cas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Cas 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 4 March 2014 at 14:05.

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