larouche History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name larouche is derived from the Old French word "roche," meaning "rock," and was likely first used as a name to describe someone who resided near a prominent rock.
Early Origins of the larouche family
The surname larouche was first found in Languedoc where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the larouche family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our larouche research. Another 397 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1031, 1082, 1094, 1100, 1200, 1307, 1326, 1600, 1693, 1703, 1772, 1769, 1786 and 1351 are included under the topic Early larouche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
larouche Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Laroche, Laroches, Larauche, Lareauche, Larouche, LaRouche, De Roche, La Roche, Roche, de la Roche and many more.
Early Notables of the larouche family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the larouche family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques LaRoche, aged 43; settled in Louisiana in 1719; Constantine Laroche settled in America in 1769; Zacharie Laroche settled in Philadelphia in 1795.
Contemporary Notables of the name larouche (post 1700) +
- Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche Jr. (b. 1922), American political activist and founder of the LaRouche movement
- Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche Jr. (b. 1922), American politician, Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1990 
- Fred L. LaRouche, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 21st District, 1960 
- Stéphan Larouche, Canadian boxing trainer, one of the two coaches of the Canadian team at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Marie-France Larouche (b. 1980), Canadian gold, two-time silver and three-time bronze medalist curler
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