patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the lamarchand family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname lamarchand was an occupational name for a merchant or trader.
Early Origins of the lamarchand family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the lamarchand family
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lamarchand Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Marchand, Marchond, Marchonde, Marchont, Marchent, Marchamp, Marchant, Merchamp and many more.
Early Notables of the lamarchand family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was the Honourable Mamert, Chief Auditor in 1600; and Jean Baptiste Louis DeCourtel Marchand (died 1722) was a French soldier who was commanding...
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Migration of the lamarchand family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Marchand, aged 23; settled in Louisiana in 1719; David Marchand settled in Philadelphia in 1754; Louis Marchand settled in Louisiana in 1758; Marie Marchand settled in Louisiana in 1719.
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