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Normandy is the region of ancient France from which the name lalande was derived. It comes from when the family lived at Landes in Normandy. However, the name Lalonde is adapted from a word indicating a house beside the moor.

lalande Early Origins



The surname lalande was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat from ancient times in a village and seigneurie in Seine-Inférieure in the arrondisement of Rouen. They were later elevated to the baronage in Normandy, to Lords in Brittany, Forez, Poitou and Quercy.

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lalande Spelling Variations


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lalande Spelling Variations



History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name lalande, some of which include Lalonde, Lalondes, La Londe, Lalande, La Lande, de Lalonde, des Lalondes, de Lalonde, de Lalande and many more.

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lalande Early History


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lalande Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lalande research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1646, 1657, 1665, 1726, 1732, 1792, and 1807 are included under the topic Early lalande History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lalande Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lalande Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Sir Richard Lalande, an Anglo- Breton Knight who bravely fought at the Combat of the Thirty on March 26th, 1351; Saint Jean de Lalande (died October...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lalande Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North Ameri ca. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name lalande has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name lalande were Jean Lalonde settled in Québec in 1665; Leonard Lalonde of Mauger settled in Québec in 1698 from Limousin; Etienne Lalonde settled in Québec in 1676 from Maine.

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Contemporary Notables of the name lalande (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lalande (post 1700)



  • Julien Pierre Anne Lalande (1787-1844), French Navy officer and politician, eponym of the "Lalande affair"
  • Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande (1732-1807), French astronomer and writer, eponym of the lunar crater Lalande
  • André Lalande (1913-1995), officer in the French Foreign Legion
  • André Lalande (1867-1963), French philosopher
  • Gilles Lalande, Canadian Educator, Professor of International Relations, and Head, Centre for European Studies, University of Montreal, Quebec

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The lalande Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lalande 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 26 March 2015 at 15:56.

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