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Multiple Origins for the Surname La Touche


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La Touche Early Origins



The surname La Touche was first found in Rhine Valley, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with domains, estates and manors. The family were well established in the region of Strasburg north to the coast and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community and their religious activities. The La Touche family were from Blesois, between Blois and Orleans, of noble birth and possessing many estates. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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La Touche Spelling Variations


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La Touche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: La Touche, Touche, La Touche, Le Touche, De la Touche, De Touche, LaTouche and many more.

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La Touche Early History


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La Touche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Touche research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1797 are included under the topic Early La Touche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Touche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Touche Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early La Touche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Touche In Ireland


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La Touche In Ireland



Some of the La Touche family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 Touche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jehan LaTouche, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Martin Latouche, aged 52, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Jehan LaTouche, aged 45, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Roger Latouche, who arrived in Quebec in 1680

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Touche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Touche (post 1700)



  • Melissa Latouche, American actress and producer, known for Brash Young Turks (2015), Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Flashmob (2008)
  • John Latouche (1917-1956), American TV and film, lyricist and actor
  • John S. LaTouche, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Lackawanna County, 1881-84 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Peter La Touche (1775-1830), Irish landowner and politician, Member of Parliament for County Leitrim (1802 1806)
  • Claude Guimond de La Touche (1723-1760), 18th-century French playwright and poet
  • Gaston La Touche (1854-1913), French painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor
  • Rose La Touche (1848-1875), young Irish girl who John Ruskin based Sesame and Lilies (1865)
  • Peter La Touche (d. 1830), Irish politician, Member of Parliament for Leitrim (18021806), nephew of Peter La Touche
  • Peter La Touche (1733-1828), Irish politician, Member of Parliament for Leitrim (17831790) and (17961798)
  • Sir James John Digges La Touche KCSI (1844-1921), Irish civil servant, Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces and Chief Commissioner of Oudh in 1901
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . 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. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  11. ...

The La Touche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Touche 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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