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Where did the French lapointe family come from? What is the French lapointe family crest and coat of arms? When did the lapointe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the lapointe family history?The Périgord region of France is the ancient homeland of this noble name.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lapointe, Lapointes, Lapointte, Lapointtes and others.
First found in Périgord where they held a family seat in the seigneure of Tarn in the arrondissement of Lavaur, near Gaillac from early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lapointe research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lapointe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early lapointe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lapointe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Pierre LaPointe, who landed in Louisiana in 1805-1809
lapointe Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Jean Lapointe, aged 46, landed in Canada in 1643
- Pierre Lapointe, who arrived in Montreal in 1653
lapointe Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Innocent Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1710
- Roger Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1740
lapointe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Louis Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1800
- Guillaume Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1807
- Jean Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1809
- Laurent Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1813
- Laurent Lapointe settled in Quebec in 1839
- Raoul Robert "Ralph" LaPointe (1922-1967), American Major League Baseball player, active 1947-1948
- Robert "Boby" Lapointe (1922-1972), French singer
- François Lapointe (b. 1961), Canadian retired male racewalker
- Richard Paul "Jumbo" Lapointe (1955-1999), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey defenceman
- Ernest Lapointe PC (1876-1941), Canadian lawyer and politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Kamouraska (1904-1919)
- Guy Gerard "Pointu" Lapointe (b. 1948), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey defenceman, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993
- Martin Lapointe (b. 1973), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey player
- Renaude Marguerite Lapointe (1912-2002), Canadian senator for Mille Isles, Quebec (1971-1987)
- Hon. Hughes Lapointe PC OC CD QC (1911-1982), Canadian lawyer, politician, 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (1966-1978)
- Jean Lapointe, Canadian entertainer
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- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
- Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
- Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
The lapointe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lapointe 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.
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