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La Fayette Early Origins



The surname La Fayette was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

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La Fayette Spelling Variations


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La Fayette Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fayet, Fayettes, Fayette, Lafayet, Delafayet, Lafayette, La Fauyet, La Fayets, La Fayettes, De La Fayettes, Des Fayettes and many more.

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La Fayette Early History


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La Fayette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Fayette research. Another 1023 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1293, 1308, 1345, 1401, 1416, 1452, 1482, 1513, 1577, 1583, 1591, 1595, 1603, 1678, 1699, 1717, 1732, 1789, and 1830 are included under the topic Early La Fayette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Fayette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Fayette Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Mathieu Fayet, Treasurer of France at Bordeaux, in 1603; Louise Angélique Motier de la Fayette (1618-1665), French courtier and close friend of King Louis XIII; Marie-Madeleine Pioche de...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Fayette 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 Fayette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Lafayette, aged 73, who settled in America, in 1893
  • M. Lafayette, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1896

La Fayette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • F. G. Lafayette, aged 32, who emigrated to America, in 1904
  • Hipolito Lafayette, aged 30, who landed in America from Havana, in 1905
  • Joseph Lafayette, aged 51, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Antoine Lafayette, aged 11, who landed in America from Fort de France, Martinique, in 1911
  • Maurice Lafayette, aged 2, who landed in America from Fort de France, Martinique, in 1911
  • ... (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 Fayette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Fayette (post 1700)



  • Ivan C. Lafayette (1930-2016), American politician, Member of the New York State Assembly (1977-2008)
  • General Gilbert du Motier Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French general and American Revolutionary War general
  • Reginald LaFayette, American Democrat politician, Vice-chair of New York Democratic Party, 2008; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Karen Moran Lafayette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 2000, 2004 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bertine Lafayette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ben LaFayette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Madame de La Fayette (1634-1693), French author
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Motier Lafayette (1757-1834), French reformer
  • James Lafayette (1853-1923), pseudonym of James Stack Lauder, a Edwardian portrait photographer
  • Louise de La Fayette (1618-1665), maid-of-honor to Anne of Austria
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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The La Fayette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Fayette 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.

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