The French name lalancette first arose during the Medieval period in the peninsula of Brittany
. It is derived from when the family having lived in Brittany.
Early Origins of the lalancette family
The surname lalancette was first found in Brittany.
Early History of the lalancette family
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lalancette Spelling Variations
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations
of this name, lalancette some of which are Lalance, Lancelin, Lalancette, La Lance, Lalanchette and many more.
Early Notables of the lalancette family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Joseph Lalancette, who lived in Saint-Francis-du-Lac, Quebec in 1861; Louis Lalanchette worked in Bourgmarie in 1861; a widow Lalancette lived in Saint-François-du-Lac in 1861; Joseph Lalancette lived in Deguir in 1861; Jean Lalancette worked in Saint-François-du-Lac; Joseph... Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lalancette Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the lalancette family to the New World and Oceana
In the 1700s, land incentives were finally given out by France to 2,000 migrants. Early marriage was encouraged in New France, and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued. Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, Acadia were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name lalancette were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name lalancette were
lalancette Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Mr. LaLancette, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
lalancette Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Henri Lalancette, who was married in Montreal in 1718
- Pierre-Joseph Lalancette married in Quebec in 1741
- Pierre Lalancette married in Montreal in 1746
- Jean Lalancette married in Quebec in 1783
- Marie-Joseph Lalancette married in Quebec in 1783
Contemporary Notables of the name lalancette (post 1700)
- LM Lalancette, Canadian in the general department of maritime fisheries, in the research division
- Mario Lalancette, Québécois who has written much on French Canadian history and economics
- Pierrette Lalancette, Canadian in the Ministry of Cultural Affairs