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The noble French surname lacoste is of local origin, deriving from a geographic feature near where the initial bearer once resided. In this instance, the name is derived from the French word "cote," which, in a geographic sense, means "by the coast."

lacoste Early Origins



The surname lacoste was first found in Languedoc where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

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lacoste Spelling Variations


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lacoste Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lacoste, Lacostes, La Coste, La Costes, Lacauste, Lacaustes, La Caustes, La Causte, De Lacoste, De Lacostes, De Lacauste, De Lacaustes, Coste, Cost, Coust, Couste, Caust, Costes, Causte, Caustes, Decoteau, Costil, Cotel, Coteau and many more.

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lacoste Early History


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lacoste Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lacoste research. Another 368 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1593, 1650, 1696, 1700, 1704, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1808, 1816, and 1877 are included under the topic Early lacoste History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lacoste Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lacoste Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lacoste 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:

lacoste Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John LaCoste, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • Joseph Lacoste, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • Laurenta Lacoste, aged 21, settled in New Orleans in 1820
  • P. Lacoste, aged 66, settled in Philadelphia in 1820
  • William Lacoste settled in Mississippi in 1820
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lacoste (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lacoste (post 1700)



  • Paul V. Lacoste, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1972
  • Louis Lacoste, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1908
  • Paul Victor Lacoste (b. 1974), American football linebacker in the CFL
  • Lucien LaCoste (1908-1995), American physicist and metrologist, inventor of the zero-length spring in 1932
  • Jean Laurent Juslin de Lacoste -Duvivier, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Pierre Jean-Baptiste Lacoste de Fontenille, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jean Étienne Clément- Lacoste, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Yves Lacoste (b. 1929), French geographer and geopolitician
  • Robert Lacoste (1898-1989), French politician
  • Catherine Lacoste (b. 1945), French amateur golfer who won the 1967 U.S. Women's Open as a 22-year-old amateur
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The lacoste Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lacoste 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 7 November 2015 at 14:41.

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