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The name lafargue is an ancient French name that was given to a person from Brittany who was a person who worked in a forge or smithy.

lafargue Early Origins



The surname lafargue was first found in Brittany where this distinguished family held a family seat at d'Espinay as members of the aristocratic families of that region.

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lafargue Spelling Variations


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lafargue Spelling Variations



The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name lafargue is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Forge, Delaforge, LaForge, Laforge, Forges and others.

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lafargue Early History


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lafargue Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafargue research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1789, 1820, 1870, and 1892 are included under the topic Early lafargue History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lafargue Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lafargue Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early lafargue 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:

lafargue Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne LaFargue, aged 29, landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767

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Contemporary Notables of the name lafargue (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lafargue (post 1700)



  • Alvan Henry Lafargue Sr., (1883-1962), American physician and politician, Mayor of Sulphur, Louisiana
  • Malcolm Emmett Lafargue (1908-1963), American Democrat politician, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1945-50
  • Simone Iribarne Lafargue, French tennis player, winner of the 1943 Roland Garros Tournoi de France
  • Paul Lafargue (1842-1911), French revolutionary Marxist socialist journalist, literary critic and political writer, Karl Marx's son-in-law

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The lafargue Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lafargue 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 1 February 2016 at 09:31.

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