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lajoie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the lajoie family


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

Early History of the lajoie family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lajoie research.
Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1561, 1562, 1567, 1587, 1608, 1614, 1615, 1668, 1804, 1811, 1815, and 1816 are included under the topic Early lajoie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lajoie Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lajoie, Lajoix, Lajoye, Joie, Joix, Joye, Joyeux, Lejoyeux, Joyant, Joyet, Joyaut, Joyal, Joyeuse, Joibert and many more.

Early Notables of the lajoie family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name at this time was Gilles Joye (c. 1424-1483), a Franco- Flemish composer of the Renaissance; Henriette Catherine de Joyeuse (1585-1656), the daughter of Henri de Joyeuse...
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Migration of the lajoie family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lajoie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Lajoie, aged 36, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Uranis Lajoie, aged 27, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1917
  • Dorice M. Lajoie, aged 21, who landed in America from Santiago, Cuba, in 1921

lajoie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre-Ignace LaJoie, who settled in Canada in 1748

lajoie Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Francis Lajoie, aged 27, who settled in Three Rivers, Canada, in 1911
  • Robert Lajoie, aged 11, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924
  • Claire Lajoie, aged 13, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name lajoie (post 1700)


  • Randy LaJoie (b. 1961), American NASCAR, race car driver
  • Napoléon "Nap" Lajoie (1874-1959), American Major League Baseball player of French Canadian descent
  • Joseph Albert Raymond Benoit Lajoie, Member of the Order of Military Merit, Canada, 1976
  • Claude G. Lajoie (b. 1928), Canadian (Quebec) businessman and politician, member of the Canadian House of Commons

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