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lamoureux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name lamoureux is a nickname type of surname and is derived from the French word "l'amour," which means "love." Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Surnames derived from nicknames were quite common; they usually reflected physical characteristics or other attributes of the first person.

Early Origins of the lamoureux family


The surname lamoureux was first found in Guyenne, where a family of this name became established in the municipality of De Moureux, in the canton of Lagor, in the "Basses-Pyrénées" region.

Early History of the lamoureux family


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Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1742, 1791, 1792, 1794, 1810, 1834, and 1899 are included under the topic Early lamoureux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lamoureux Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lamoureux, Lamoureu, Lamouru, Lamouroux, Lamourout, Lamourueux, Lamoureuse, Lamourueuse, Lamoureau, Lamoureaux, Lamourault, Lamouraux, Lamoureault, Lamourau, Lamouraut, Lamourauld, Lamouraud, Lamouro, Lamouru, Lamourot, Lamouraude, Lamour, Lamoure, La Moure, Lamouret, Lamourette, Lamourelle, Lamourec, Lamourat, L'Amour, Amour, Amoureux and many more.

Early Notables of the lamoureux family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the lamoureux family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lamoureux Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • André Lamoureux, who settled in New York in 1700 with his wife, Susanne Latour and his son, Daniel
  • François Lamoureux, who settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Louis Lamoureux, who arrived in New Orleans, at the age of 44, in 1785 with his wife, Marie Hebert, his son, Louis, and his daughter, Adelaide

lamoureux Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Auguste Lamoureux, aged 39, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Madonna" from Marseilles, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J678-TM4 : 6 December 2014), Auguste Lamoureux, 10 Nov 1919; citing departure port Marseilles, France, arrival port New York, ship name Madonna, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Raymond Lamoureux, aged 19, originally from Paris, France, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Savoie" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Y-S5S : 6 December 2014), Raymond Lamoureux, 30 Dec 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Savoie, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Germaine Lamoureux, aged 33, originally from Badevel, France, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HR-VM5 : 6 December 2014), Germaine Lamoureux, 05 Mar 1920; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

lamoureux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Lamoureux (1644-1709), who settled in Quebec
  • Louis Lamoureux, who also settled in Quebec, in Boucherville, and married Francoise Bovin in 1664
  • Louis Lamoureux, who settled in Montreal in 1669

Contemporary Notables of the name lamoureux (post 1700)


  • Monique Lamoureux (b. 1989), American Olympic ice hockey player
  • Jocelyne Lamoureux (b. 1989), American ice hockey forward named to the United States women's national ice hockey team for the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Jean-Philippe Lamoureux (b. 1984), American professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Pierre François Lambert Lamoureux de la Gennetière, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 27) Pierre Lamoureux. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Fobert Lamoureux (b. 1920), French actor, screenwriter and film director
  • Charles Lamoureux (1834-1899), French conductor and violinist
  • Lucien Lamoureux PC, OC (1920-1998), Canadian politician and Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons from 1966 to 1974
  • Gisèle Lamoureux CM, CQ (b. 1942), Québécoise photographer, botanist and ecologist
  • Mylène Lamoureux (b. 1986), Canadian ice dancer
  • Justin Lamoureux (b. 1976), Canadian Olympic snowboarder
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J678-TM4 : 6 December 2014), Auguste Lamoureux, 10 Nov 1919; citing departure port Marseilles, France, arrival port New York, ship name Madonna, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Y-S5S : 6 December 2014), Raymond Lamoureux, 30 Dec 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Savoie, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HR-VM5 : 6 December 2014), Germaine Lamoureux, 05 Mar 1920; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 27) Pierre Lamoureux. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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