Normandy is the region of ancient France from which the name La Lande was derived. It comes from when the family lived at Landes in Normandy. However, the name Lalonde is adapted from a word indicating a house beside the moor.
Early Origins of the La Lande family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat from ancient times in a village and seigneurie in Seine-Inférieure in the arrondisement of Rouen. They were later elevated to the baronage in Normandy, to Lords in Brittany, Forez, Poitou and Quercy.
Early History of the La Lande family
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La Lande Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name La Lande, some of which include Lalonde, Lalondes, La Londe, Lalande, La Lande, de Lalonde, des Lalondes, de Lalonde, de Lalande and many more.
Early Notables of the La Lande family (pre 1700)
Breton Knight who bravely fought at the Combat of the Thirty on March 26th, 1351; Saint Jean de Lalande (died October...
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Migration of the La Lande family to the New World and Oceana
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name La Lande has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name La Lande were Jean Lalonde settled in Québec in 1665; Leonard Lalonde of Mauger settled in Québec in 1698 from Limousin; Etienne Lalonde settled in Qué.
Contemporary Notables of the name La Lande (post 1700)
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