lafargue History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the lafargue family
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.
Early History of the lafargue family
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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.
Early Notables of the lafargue family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lafargue family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lafargue Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Jeanne LaFargue, aged 29, who landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- André Lafargue (1917-2017), French journalist and theatre critic
- 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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