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The prestigious surname La Marche originated in the enchanting region of Lorraine, in France and is derived from the Old French word "marché," meaning "market." Presumably, the first to bear this surname would have lived or worked in such a place. As such, La Marche is classed as a topographic surname, a form of hereditary surname created from a the word for a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree.

La Marche Early Origins



The surname La Marche was first found in Lorraine, where this notable family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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La Marche Spelling Variations


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La Marche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marche, Marches, La Marche, Lamarche, Lamarches, de Marche, Demarche, Demarches, des Marche, Desmarche, Desmarches, Le Marche, Lemarche, Lemarches, March, Marchat, Marché and many more.

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La Marche Early History


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La Marche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Marche research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1279, 1384, 1391, 1424, 1430, 1447, 1501, 1676 and 1738 are included under the topic Early La Marche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Marche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Marche Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Marche 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 Marche Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Louis LaMarche, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719

La Marche Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Lamarche, aged 32, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • William LaMarche, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Theresa Lamarche, aged 20, who arrived in America, in 1894
  • Philip Lamarche, aged 43, who arrived in America, in 1896

La Marche Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Richard Lamarche, aged 8, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Clara J. Lamarche, aged 35, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Edward J. Lamarche, aged 12, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Albert Lamarche, aged 6, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Marie Rose Lamarche, aged 4, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

La Marche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre LaMarche, aged 35, landed in Quebec in 1658

La Marche Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • J.A. Lamarche, aged 38, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1910
  • Mrs J.A. Lamarche, aged 35, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1910
  • Paul Emile Lamarche, aged 31, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1913
  • Mary LaMarche, aged 22, who arrived in Montreal, Canada, in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Marche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Marche (post 1700)



  • Patricia Helen "Pat" LaMarche (b. 1960), American political figure and activist with the Green Party, former Green Party nominee for Vice President of the United States
  • François Joseph Drouot de Lamarche, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Bertrand Lamarche (b. 1966), French artist, Marcel Duchamp Prize nominee (2012)
  • Caroline Lamarche (b. 1955), Belgium-born, French writer
  • Michel Lamarche (b. 1947), retired Canadian professional wrestler, known by his ringnames Alexis Smirnoff and Michel "Justice" Dubois
  • Maurice LaMarche (b. 1958), Canadian Emmy Award winning voice actor and former stand up comedian

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The La Marche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Marche 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 21 April 2015 at 21:04.

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