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lajoie Early Origins



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

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lajoie Spelling Variations


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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.

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lajoie Early History


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lajoie Early History



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.

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lajoie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lajoie Early Notables (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...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lajoie 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name lajoie (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The lajoie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lajoie 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 9 October 2016 at 16:31.

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