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Multiple Origins for the Surname latouche


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latouche Early Origins



The surname latouche was first found in Rhine Valley, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with domains, estates and manors. The family were well established in the region of Strasburg north to the coast and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community and their religious activities. The La Touche family were from Blesois, between Blois and Orleans, of noble birth and possessing many estates. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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latouche Spelling Variations


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latouche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: La Touche, Touche, La Touche, Le Touche, De la Touche, De Touche, LaTouche and many more.

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latouche Early History


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latouche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our latouche research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1797 are included under the topic Early latouche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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latouche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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latouche Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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latouche In Ireland


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latouche In Ireland



Some of the latouche family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

latouche Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jehan LaTouche, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Martin Latouche, aged 52, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Jehan LaTouche, aged 45, who arrived in Canada in 1643
  • Roger Latouche, who arrived in Quebec in 1680

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Contemporary Notables of the name latouche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name latouche (post 1700)



  • Melissa Latouche, American actress and producer, known for Brash Young Turks (2015), Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Flashmob (2008)
  • John S. LaTouche, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Lackawanna County, 1881-84
  • John Latouche (1917-1956), American TV and film, lyricist and actor
  • Peter La Touche (1775-1830), Irish landowner and politician, Member of Parliament for County Leitrim (1802 1806)
  • Claude Guimond de La Touche (1723-1760), 18th-century French playwright and poet
  • Gaston La Touche (1854-1913), French painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor
  • Rose La Touche (1848-1875), young Irish girl who John Ruskin based Sesame and Lilies (1865)
  • Peter La Touche (d. 1830), Irish politician, Member of Parliament for Leitrim (18021806), nephew of Peter La Touche
  • Peter La Touche (1733-1828), Irish politician, Member of Parliament for Leitrim (17831790) and (17961798)
  • Sir James John Digges La Touche KCSI (1844-1921), Irish civil servant, Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces and Chief Commissioner of Oudh in 1901
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The latouche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The latouche 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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