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lafon Early Origins



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

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lafon Spelling Variations


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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.

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lafon Early History


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lafon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafon research. Another 304 words (22 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.

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lafon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lafon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early lafon 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:

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.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lafon (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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  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

Other References

  1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The lafon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lafon 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 1 February 2016 at 09:40.

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