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lacross History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Languedoc is the region of ancient France from which the name lacross was derived. It comes from when the family lived in Languedoc, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Early Origins of the lacross family


The surname lacross was first found in Languedoc, where this eminent family held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the lacross family


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lacross Spelling Variations


History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name lacross, some of which include Lacroix, Lacrois, Lacroie, Lacroies, La Croix, Croix, Croixe, Crois, Croise, Cruce, Lacruce, La Cruce, La Croise and many more.

Early Notables of the lacross family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the lacross family to the New World and Oceana


Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name lacross has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name lacross were

lacross Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Lacross, aged 28, who landed in America from London, in 1903
  • Marziale Lacross, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Mrs Tubius LaCross, aged 46, who emigrated to America, in 1914
  • Tubius LaCross, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Else LaCross, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name lacross (post 1700)


  • McKenzie LaCross, American actress
  • Joshua LaCross (b. 1976), American Visual Effects specialist and actor
  • Thomas A. Lacross, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Celia C. Lacross, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alfred F. LaCross, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bristol, 1932 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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