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lau Early Origins



The surname lau was first found in Bohemia, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the area from ancient times. Ancient chronicles mention Friedrich Lur of Michelfeld in 1343. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the feudal system.

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lau Spelling Variations


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lau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lauer, Laure, Lauerer, Laurer, Lauher, Lau, Laue and others.

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lau Early History


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lau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lau research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1703, 1724, 1817, 1600, 1652, 1622, 1675, 1803 and 1848 are included under the topic Early lau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lau Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this early period, notable bearers of the name lau included Nicolaes Lauwers (1600-1652), a Flemish engraver; Conrad Lauwers (1622-1675), a Flemish engraver from Antwerp; Franz von Lauer (d.1803), who was a member of the Austrian branch of Lauers. He was...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lau 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:

lau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christian Lau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Philip Lau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763
  • John Henry Lau, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773

lau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adelheid Lau, who arrived in America in 1834
  • Carl Lau, who landed in America in 1834
  • Herman J Lau, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1844
  • Herman J. Lau, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1844
  • Hermann Lau, who arrived in New York in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Lau, who arrived in Arkansas in 1904

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Contemporary Notables of the name lau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lau (post 1700)



  • Harry M. Lau, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935
  • Charles A. Lau, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from Buchanan County 3rd District, 1964; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1972
  • Alfred Herman Lau (b. 1913), American aeronautical engineer
  • Pierre Marie du Lau d'Allemans, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The lau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lau 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 7 October 2015 at 14:36.

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