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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.

lamouroux Early Origins



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.

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lamouroux Spelling Variations


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lamouroux 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.

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lamouroux Early History


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lamouroux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lamouroux research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1742, 1791, 1792, 1794, 1810, 1834, and 1899 are included under the topic Early lamouroux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lamouroux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lamouroux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lamouroux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name lamouroux (post 1700)


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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 [1]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

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  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The lamouroux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lamouroux 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 27 March 2015 at 14:52.

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