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Early Origins of the lafon family


The surname lafon was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the lafon family


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Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1096, 1284, 1288, 1339, 1514, 1530, 1563, 1699, 1700, and 1703 are included under the topic Early lafon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lafon Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Fonds, Fonts, Fond, Fons, Fondes, Fontes, Fondy, De Fondes, De Fonds, De Fonts, De Fontes, Les Fonds, Le Fond, Les Fondes, Des Fonds, Delafond, Delfont and many more.

Early Notables of the lafon family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the lafon family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lafon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francois Lafon, aged 33, 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)

lafon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Lafon, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [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)
  • Candido Lafon, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1897 [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)

lafon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Clotilde Lafon, aged 21, who arrived in America from St Laurent, France, in 1907
  • Germaen Lafon, aged 56, who arrived in America from Cassabiale, France, in 1909
  • Jean Lafon, aged 19, who arrived in America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Nomie Lafon, aged 24, who arrived in America from St. Gemies, France, in 1909
  • Marie Lafon, aged 35, who arrived in America from Paris, France, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name lafon (post 1700)


  • William Madison LaFon (1888-1941), American politician, President of the Senate of West Virginia (1939-1941)
  • Thomy Lafon (1810-1893), American Creole business man, philanthropist and human rights activist in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Barthélemy Lafon (1769-1820), French-born, American creole architect, engineer, city planner and surveyor in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • William Madison LaFon (1888-1941), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 10th District, 1939-41; President of the West Virginia State Senate, 1939 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Guillaume Joseph Nicolas de Lafon -Blaniac, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 25) Guillaume Lafon. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Jean-Jacques Lafon (b. 1955), French singer-songwriter and painter
  • Mathieu Lafon (b. 1984), French professional footballer
  • Jacky Lafon (b. 1946), Belgium actress
  • Philip Lafon (b. 1961), former Canadian professional wrestler
  • Cayce LaFon Pentecost, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 25) Guillaume Lafon. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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