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The name La Rouche is derived from the Old French word "roche," meaning "rock," and was likely first used as a name to describe someone who resided near a prominent rock.

Early Origins of the La Rouche family


The surname La Rouche was first found in Languedoc where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Early History of the La Rouche family

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Early History of the La Rouche family


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Another 793 words (57 lines of text) covering the years 1031, 1082, 1094, 1100, 1200, 1307, 1326, 1600, 1693, 1703, 1772, 1769, 1786 and 1351 are included under the topic Early La Rouche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Rouche Spelling Variations

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La Rouche Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Laroche, Laroches, Larauche, Lareauche, Larouche, LaRouche, De Roche, La Roche, Roche, de la Roche and many more.

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Early Notables of the La Rouche family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the La Rouche family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the La Rouche family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the La Rouche family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques LaRoche, aged 43; settled in Louisiana in 1719; Constantine Laroche settled in America in 1769; Zacharie Laroche settled in Philadelphia in 1795.

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Rouche (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Rouche (post 1700)


  • Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche Jr. (b. 1922), American political activist and founder of the LaRouche movement
  • Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche Jr. (b. 1922), American politician, Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1990 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fred L. LaRouche, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 21st District, 1960 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Stéphan Larouche, Canadian boxing trainer, one of the two coaches of the Canadian team at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Marie-France Larouche (b. 1980), Canadian gold, two-time silver and three-time bronze medalist curler

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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