Lafond History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Lafond family
The surname Lafond was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Lafond family
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Lafond 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 Lafond family (pre 1700)
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Lafond World Ranking
In the United States, the name Lafond is the 8,047th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.  However, in Canada, the name Lafond is ranked the 806th most popular surname with an estimated 6,670 people with that name.  And in Quebec, Canada, the name Lafond is the 308th popular surname.  France ranks Lafond as 995th with 5,308 people. 
| Lafond migration to Canada ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lafond Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Étienne Lafond, son of Pierre and Françoise, who married Marie Boucher, daughter of Gaspard and Nicole, in Quebec on 30th January 1645 
- Jean Lafond, son of Étienne and Marie, who married Catherine Sénécal, daughter of Adrien and Guillemette, in Quebec on 12th October 1670 
- Pierre Lafond, son of Étienne and Marie, who married Madeleine Rivard, daughter of Nicolas and Catherine, in Quebec on 10th January 1677 
- Elisabeth Lafond, aged 36, who landed in Canada in 1696
Lafond Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Étienne Lafond, son of Jean and Catherine, who married Jeanne Louineau, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Quebec on 3rd February 1707 
- Étienne Lafond, son of Étienne and Jeanne, who married Marie-Josephte-Catherine Herbecq, daughter of François-Nicolas and Catherine, in Batiscan, Quebec on 21st February 1735 
- Pierre Lafond, son of Pierre and Madeleine, who married Catherine Trotier, daughter of Augustin and Angélique, in Batiscan, Quebec on 6th August 1736 
- Simon Lafond, son of Jean and Pétronille, who married Marie-Anne Lamotte, daughter of Pierre and Marie-Anne, in Montreal, Quebec on 7th January 1738 
- Étienne Lafond, son of Étienne and Jeanne, who married Marie-Josephte Bertrand, daughter of Paul and Gabrielle, in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec on 13th January 1738 
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Lafond (post 1700) ||+|
- F. X. Lafond, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 32nd District, 1872 
- Everett F. LaFond (b. 1901), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Senate 1st District, 1947-54 
- Alphonse Lafond, American Democratic Party politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Hooksett; Elected 1938 
- Major-General Cyr-Auguste de Lafond (1880-1964), French Deputy Chief General Staff Army 
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- "Surnames Meanings, Origins & Distribution Maps - Forebears." Forebears, https://forebears.io/surnames
- "The first 1,000 family names by rank, Quebec (in French only)" Institut de la statistique du Quebec, https://statistique.quebec.ca/en/document/family-names-in-quebec/tableau/the-first-1000-family-names-by-rank-quebec
- Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) Cyr-Auguste Lafond. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Lafond/Cyr-Auguste-Marie-Emile-Henri_de/France.html