The ancient history of the lanouette name begins in the Middle Ages in the northern coastal region of Normandy
. The name is derived from when the family resided in Brittany.
Early Origins of the lanouette family
The surname lanouette was first found in Brittany.
Early History of the lanouette family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lanouette research.Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1152, 1569, 1578, 1617, 1669, 1740, 1793, 1812, and 1841 are included under the topic Early lanouette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
lanouette Spelling Variations
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations
of this name, lanouette some of which are Lanouette, Lanoue, La Nouë, La Noue, Lanoux and others.
Early Notables of the lanouette family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was Jeanne de Lanoue, the founder of the 'Order of Hospitaller Sisters of the Providence', who was born in Saumur in 1669. René-Joseph de Lanoue, born around 1740 in Brittany
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Migration of the lanouette family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lanouette Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Joachim Lanouette, married in Beauceville, Quebec in 1750
- Marie-Joseph Lanouette married in Beauceville, Quebec in 1750
Contemporary Notables of the name lanouette (post 1700)
- Guy Lanouette, Canadian ice hockey player
- Denise Lanouette, Canadian who works for the National Film Board of Canada