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lafleur History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Dutch , French


The name lafleur has a long French heritage that first began in the northern region of Normandy. The name is derived from when the family lived in Normandy, in the village of De Flers.


Early Origins of the lafleur family


The surname lafleur was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was established in early times.

Early History of the lafleur family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafleur research.
Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1696, 1717, 1794, 1803, and 1872 are included under the topic Early lafleur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lafleur Spelling Variations


French surnames were subject to numerous spelling alterations depending on the region and time it was used. The early development of the French language relied heavily on borrowing elements and grammar from other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name lafleur is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Lafleur, Lafleure, Fleur, Fleure, Flers, Leflers, de Flers, de Fleur, de Fleure, Desfleurs, Fleureau, Fleureaux, Fleurant, Fleurand, Florida and many more.

Early Notables of the lafleur family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the lafleur family to the New World and Oceana


In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name lafleur has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name lafleur were

lafleur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Babet Lafleur, aged 34, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • M. Lafleur, who settled in Philadelphia in 1796

lafleur Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Lafleur, aged 18, who arrived in Quebec in 1655
  • Francois Lafleur, who landed in Montreal in 1659
  • Robert Lafleur, married Jeanne Tardé, daughter of Jean and Marguerite, in Batiscan, Quebec on 25th August 1681 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean Lafleur, son of Pierre and Françoise, married Jeanne Chebaudier, daughter of Jean and Marie, in Trois-Rivières, Quebec on 7th January 1687 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Henry Lafleur, who arrived in Canada in 1695

lafleur Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Lafleur, son of Pierre and Jeanne, married Angélique-Françoise Lecompte, daughter of Pierre and Suzanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 26th November 1731 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jacques Lafleur, son of Antoine and Élisabeth, married Marie-Josephte Hayot, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Catherine, in Champlain, Quebec on 27th July 1738 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Dominique Lafleur, son of François and Élisabeth, married Marie Talon, daughter of Étienne and Geneviève, in Quebec on 29th November 1749 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Ambroise Lafleur, son of Ambroise and Marie-Josephte, married Marie-Josephte-Angélique Roussel, daughter of Antoine and Angélique, in Lachine, Quebec on 11th April 1763 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Contemporary Notables of the name lafleur (post 1700)


  • Greg LaFleur (b. 1958), former American NFL football tight end
  • William "Bill" Lafleur (b. 1976), former American NFL football punter
  • David Alan LaFleur (b. 1974), former American NFL football tight end
  • Art LaFleur (b. 1943), American actor
  • Vera LaFleur, American politician, Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1953 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Nathaniel Joe LaFleur, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 134th District, 2002 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. Howard Lafleur, American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gerald W. LaFleur, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 2002; Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Claire J. LaFleur, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Arthur E. LaFleur, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan State Treasurer, 1936; Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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