The surname labrosse is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local
names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came. labrosse is derived from the Old French word broce, meaning brushwood, and indicates that the original bearer lived near or in such a wooded area.
Early Origins of the labrosse family
The surname labrosse was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the renowned family lived in early times.
Early History of the labrosse family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our labrosse research.Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1375, 1426, 1433, 1448, 1571, 1600, 1626, 1649, 1651, 1676, 1704, 1709, 1730, 1741, 1775, and 1777 are included under the topic Early labrosse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
labrosse Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Brosses, Brosse, Bross, des Brosses, du Brosses, de Brosses, de la Brosse, de Brousses, Delabrosse, Labrosse, Labrousse, Brossé, Brossier, Brossaud, Brossaut, Brossollet, Brossollette, Brosious, Brosius, Brose and many more.
Early Notables of the labrosse family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean de Brosse (1375-1433), Lord of Boussac, Sainte-Sévère, Huriel, and Perugiawas; he was a councillor and chamberlain to the King of France, made a Marshal in 1426. Salomon de Brosse (1571-1626) was a French... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early labrosse Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the labrosse family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
labrosse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Philippe Labrosse, who landed in New York in 1833 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name labrosse (post 1700)
- Francis Labrosse (b. 1979), Seychellois judoka
- Simon Labrosse (1836-1896), Ontario businessman and political figure
- Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse (b. 1991), Canadian actress