The name lamouroux 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 lamouroux family
The surname lamouroux 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 lamouroux family
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lamouroux 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 lamouroux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lamouroux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Lamoureux (1644-1709), who settled in Quebec; Louis Lamoureux, who also settled in Quebec, in Boucherville, and married Francoise Bovin in 1664.
Contemporary Notables of the name lamouroux (post 1700)
- Jean-Baptiste Lamouroux de La Roque-Cusson, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 27) Jean-Baptiste Lamouroux. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html