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The Périgord region of France is the ancient homeland of this noble name.

lapointe Early Origins



The surname lapointe was 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.

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lapointe Spelling Variations


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lapointe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lapointe, Lapointes, Lapointte, Lapointtes and others.

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lapointe Early History


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lapointe Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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lapointe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lapointe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early lapointe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Jean Lapointe, aged 50, arrived 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lapointe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lapointe (post 1700)



  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    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.

    This page was last modified on 14 July 2015 at 02:08.

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