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lafitte Early Origins



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

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lafitte Spelling Variations


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lafitte 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.

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lafitte Early History


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lafitte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafitte research. Another 1023 words (73 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 lafitte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lafitte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lafitte Early Notables (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...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lafitte 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:

lafitte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marie Lafitte, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Bibiana Lafitte, aged 56, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896
  • Louis Lafitte, aged 14, who landed in America, in 1897

lafitte Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Germaine Lafitte, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • Pierre Lafitte, aged 32, who landed in America from Lalingne, France, in 1908
  • Jeanne Lafitte, aged 29, who emigrated to America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Adele Lafitte, aged 39, who landed in America from Pau, France, in 1911
  • Cecile Lafitte, aged 28, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lafitte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lafitte (post 1700)



  • Edward Francis Lafitte (1886-1971), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • André-Joseph Lafitte -Clavé, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Michel Pascal Lafitte, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Guy Lafitte (1927-1998), French jazz tenor saxophonist
  • Pierre Lafitte (1770-1821), French pirate in the Gulf of Mexico, brother of Jean Lafitte
  • José Silvestre White Lafitte (1836-1918), Cuban violinist and composer
  • Jean Lafitte (1776-1823), French pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico who helped General Andrew Jackson defend New Orleans against the British in 1815

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The lafitte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lafitte 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 25 March 2015 at 12:26.

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