lafayette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the lafayette family

The surname lafayette was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

Important Dates for the lafayette family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafayette research. Another 512 words (37 lines of text) covering the years 1293, 1308, 1345, 1401, 1416, 1452, 1482, 1513, 1577, 1583, 1591, 1595, 1603, 1678, 1699, 1717, 1732, 1789, and 1830 are included under the topic Early lafayette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lafayette Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fayet, Fayettes, Fayette, Lafayet, Delafayet, Lafayette, La Fauyet, La Fayets, La Fayettes, De La Fayettes, Des Fayettes and many more.

Early Notables of the lafayette family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family was Mathieu Fayet, Treasurer of France at Bordeaux, in 1603; Louise Angélique Motier de la Fayette (1618-1665), French courtier and close friend of King Louis XIII; Marie-Madeleine Pioche de...
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lafayette migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lafayette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Lafayette, aged 73, who settled in America, in 1893
  • M. Lafayette, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1896
lafayette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • F. G. Lafayette, aged 32, who immigrated to America, in 1904
  • Hipolito Lafayette, aged 30, who landed in America from Havana, in 1905
  • Joseph Lafayette, aged 51, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Antoine Lafayette, aged 11, who landed in America from Fort de France, Martinique, in 1911
  • Maurice Lafayette, aged 2, who landed in America from Fort de France, Martinique, in 1911
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Contemporary Notables of the name lafayette (post 1700)

  • Ivan C. Lafayette (1930-2016), American politician, Member of the New York State Assembly (1977-2008)
  • General Gilbert du Motier Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French general and American Revolutionary War general
  • Reginald LaFayette, American Democrat politician, Vice-chair of New York Democratic Party, 2008; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008 [1]
  • Karen Moran Lafayette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 2000, 2004 [1]
  • Bertine Lafayette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988 [1]
  • Ben LaFayette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 [1]
  • Madame de La Fayette (1634-1693), French author
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Motier Lafayette (1757-1834), French reformer
  • James Lafayette (1853-1923), pseudonym of James Stack Lauder, a Edwardian portrait photographer
  • Louise de La Fayette (1618-1665), maid-of-honor to Anne of Austria
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Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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