Labarge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Labarge family

The surname Labarge was first found in Champagne, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Ardennes/Marne and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Labarge family

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Labarge Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Barge, Bargue, Barjon, Bargeton, Barjet, Barjon, Labarge, Barje, Bargedé, Lebarge, Labarje and many more.

Early Notables of the Labarge family (pre 1700)

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Labarge Ranking

In the United States, the name Labarge is the 10,475th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Labarge migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Labarge Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • John A. La Barge, aged 49, originally from New York, New York, who arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Oceanic" from Southampton, England [2]
  • Jean Labarge, aged 39, who arrived in New York in 1924 aboard the ship "Majestic" from Southampton, England [3]
  • Robert LaBarge, aged 19, who arrived in New York in 1924 aboard the ship "La Bourdonnais" from Bordeaux via Halifax, Canada [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Labarge (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Marie LaBarge (1815-1899), American steamboat captain of the steamboats Yellowstone, and Emilie that saw service on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, eponym of LaBarge Rock in Chouteau County, Montana, U.S
  • Suzanne Labarge CM (b. 1940), Canadian businesswoman and 18th Chancellor of McMaster University, member of The Coca-Cola Company's board of directors, and was the vice-chairman of the Royal Bank of Canada.
  • Margaret Wade Labarge CM FRSC (1916-2009), Canadian historian and author
  • Joseph Marie LaBarge Senior (1787-1860), Canadian frontiersman, trapper and fur trader from l'Assomption, Quebec, father of famed riverboat captain Joseph LaBarge
  • Bernie LaBarge (b. 1953), Canadian Juno Award nominated guitarist, singer, and songwriter from Ottawa, Ontario




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