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lacorte Early Origins



The surname lacorte was first found in the several places named "Corte," in Italy. The Italian word corte means "court," as in a manorial court. The surname can be traced back to the year 1123, when members of the Corte family lived in Salerno.

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lacorte Spelling Variations


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lacorte Spelling Variations



Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristi c. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of lacorte include Corte, Corti, Da Corte, Dalla Corte, Della Corte, La Corte, Cortella, Cortello, Cortelli, Cortelletti, Cortellino, Cortellini, Corticelli, Cortini, Cortese, Cortesi, Corteggiano, Cortigiani, Cortesano and many more.

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lacorte Early History


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lacorte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lacorte research. More information is included under the topic Early lacorte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacorte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lacorte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Tolomeo dei Cortesi, who was from one of the most ancient families in Cremona. He was a lawyer and in 1308 was elected mayor of Perugia. Paolo Cortesi of Rome was a famous author around 1470; Gregorio Cortese was an ecclesiastic...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name lacorte arrived in North America very early:

lacorte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sebastian Lacorte, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1859
  • Victor Lacorte, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1868

lacorte Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Francesca LaCorte, aged 2, who settled in America from Monreale, Sicily, in 1910
  • Eusebio Lacorte, aged 18, who landed in America from Peglio, Italy, in 1913
  • Agata Lacorte, aged 26, who landed in America from Castronovo, Sicily, in 1914
  • Antonino LaCorte, aged 57, who emigrated to America from Palermo, Sicily, Italy, in 1919
  • Diego LaCorte, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States from Bagheria, Italy, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lacorte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lacorte (post 1700)



  • Larry LaCorte Jr., American Democrat politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates 12th District, 1992; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996

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    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    2. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The lacorte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lacorte 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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