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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.

lague Early Origins



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.

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lague Spelling Variations


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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.

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lague Early History


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lague Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lague research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1335, 1371, 1400, 1561, 1600, 1791, and 1809 are included under the topic Early lague History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lague Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lague Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early lague 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:

lague Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lase Lague, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name lague (post 1700)


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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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The lague Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lague 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 7 February 2016 at 20:37.

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