Laforte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Laforte family

The surname Laforte was first found in Guyenne.

Early History of the Laforte family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Laforte research. Another 22 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1768, 1793, 1845, 1850, 1870, and 1890 are included under the topic Early Laforte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Laforte Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laforte, Lafort, Fort, Forte, Forteau, Fortier and others.

Early Notables of the Laforte family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the name was Ferjeux Fortier, a colonel in 1768. Jean-Antoine Siméon-Fort, born in 1793, was a painter in Valence; Jean-Aimé-Aristide Fort was rear admiral in 1845; Joseph-August-Aristide Fort was a pharmacist at this time; Jacques-Paul Fort was a general in...
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Canada Laforte migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Laforte Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Mrs. Pierre Laforte lived in Quebec in 1871
  • Edmond Laforte was a shoemaker in Warwick, Quebec in 1891
  • Pierre Laforte lived in Quebec in 1891

Contemporary Notables of the name Laforte (post 1700) +

  • Conrad Laforte, Canadian professor of Sainte-Foy, Quebec, who has won many prizes for his literary talents


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