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Noble surnames, such as lacas, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name lacas, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The lacas family originally lived in Guyene.

lacas Early Origins



The surname lacas was first found in Guyenne.

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lacas Spelling Variations


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lacas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lacas, Lacassière, La Cas, La Cassière and others.

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lacas Early History


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lacas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lacas research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1502 and 1891 are included under the topic Early lacas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lacas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name was many individuals in Canada who were recorded around 1891, such as Alexis Lacas, a shoemaker in Saint-Jovite, Quebec; Damase Lacas was a blacksmith in Saint-Rosalie, Quebec; Edouard Lacas was a carter...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lacas 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:

lacas Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Adelaide Lacas, who married in Sainte-Rose, Quebec, in 1826
  • François Lacas is recorded as a carpenter in Saint-Janvier, Quebec, in 1871
  • Pierre Lacas was a laborer in Montreal in 1871

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The lacas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lacas 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 4 March 2014 at 14:05.

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