Show ContentsLague History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Lague is a patronymic name; it is derived from the given name Adigari, a Germanic personal name. It means "noble spear." Such militaristic names were quite popular in the Middle Ages, which was an era of almost permanent warfare in Europe. The formulation of the surname started as L'Ardigari, which was shortened and corrupted over time to the current version of the name.

Early Origins of the Lague family

The surname Lague was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this impressive family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Lague family

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Lague Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lagier, Lagiez, Lagié, Lagiée, Lagiait, Lagiais, Lagiaies, Lagiay, Lagiest, Lagiet, Lagyer, Lagyez, Lagyé, Lagyée, Lagyait, Lagyais, Lagyaies, Lagyay, Lagyest and many more.

Early Notables of the Lague family

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United States Lague migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lague Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Lase Lague, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]

Australia Lague migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lague Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Lague, British Convict who was convicted in Worcester, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Asia" on 25th April 1840, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lague (post 1700) +

  • Eli George Lague (1881-1960), American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Griswold, 1930 [3]

  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. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 17th January 2020). Retrieved from
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from on Facebook