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The history of the La Chaine family goes back to the Medieval landscape of northwestern France, to a region known as Brittany. It is derived from the family living in Brittany.

La Chaine Early Origins



The surname La Chaine was first found in Brittany.

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La Chaine Spelling Variations


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La Chaine Spelling Variations



Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name La Chaine, including Lachaine, La Chaine, Lachêne, La Chêne and others.

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La Chaine Early History


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La Chaine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Chaine research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1851, 1861, 1866, 1871, 1891, and 1894 are included under the topic Early La Chaine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Chaine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Chaine Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Joseph Lachaine, who was a physician and commissioner in Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville, Quebec, in 1851. François Lachaine worked in Deux-Montagnes, Quebec, in 1861; Joseph Lachaine lived in Clauss, Quebec, in 1861; Antoine Lachaine was a carter in Tannery West...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Chaine 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 Chaine Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie-Anne Lachaine, who married in Lorette in 1712
  • Marie-Renée Lachaine married in Lorette in 1722
  • Jean-Baptiste Lachaine married in Beauport, Quebec in 1722
  • Jean-Baptiste Lachaine married in Lorette in 1749
  • Charles Lachaine married in Lorette in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Chaine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Chaine (post 1700)



  • Richard Lachaine, Canadian Québécois author, who wrote "Le roi Numa"
  • France Lachaine (b. 1956), Canadian Québécois poet. Among his published collections of works are "Desiderata," "Nos doigts écrivent leur cendre," and "Travail au noir"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    The La Chaine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Chaine 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 1 September 2012 at 12:17.

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