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La Violette Early Origins



The surname La Violette was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution.

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La Violette Spelling Variations


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La Violette Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: LaViolet, Laviolette, La Violette, De La Violette and many more.

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La Violette Early History


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La Violette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Violette research. Another 63 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1544, 1587, 1589, and 1593 are included under the topic Early La Violette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Violette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Violette Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Joseph Duchesne, lord of La Violette, born around 1544 in Esture (Armagnac), who was a French doctor. After having studied natural sciences in Germany, he received his doctorate of medicine at the University of Bâle, and from there went to Geneva. In 1587...

Another 72 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Violette 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 Violette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean Laviolette, who landed in Louisiana in 1805-1809
  • Jane LaViolette, who arrived in Iowa in 1888

La Violette Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Commander Laviolette in Trois-Rivières, Quebec in 1634
  • Pierre LaViolette, aged 22, arrived in Canada in 1642
  • Antoine LaViolette, aged 25, landed in Canada in 1643
  • Fouler LaViolette, aged 25, arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Nicolas Laviolette married in Quebec in 1650
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

La Violette Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Louis Laviolette married in Pointe-aux-Trembles in 1702
  • Jacques Laviolette married in Dubreuil, Quebec in 1720
  • François Laviolette married in Lévis, Quebec in 1729
  • Augustin Laviolette married in Quebec in 1730
  • Catherine Laviolette married in Chambly, Quebec in 1759

La Violette Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Laviolette was a carpenter in Saint-Benoit, Quebec in 1871
  • Camille Laviolette was a physician in Montreal in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Violette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Violette (post 1700)



  • Peter Laviolette Jr. (b. 1964), American former National Hockey League defenseman and current head coach
  • Marc Laviolette, Canadian politician, Mayor of Ottawa for much of 1991
  • Richard Laviolette (b. 1982), Canadian singer-songwriter based in Guelph, Ontario
  • Jean-Baptiste "Jack" Laviolette (1879-1960), Canadian professional ice hockey forward
  • Guy Laviolette, Canadian author from Quebec
  • Emily Laviolette, Canadian author of children's books, who lives on Prince Edward Island

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The La Violette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Violette 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 10 September 2016 at 18:35.

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