Lauck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Lauck family name is thought to be derived from the Latin given name Lucas. There are versions of this name in most of the languages of Europe.

Early Origins of the Lauck family

The surname Lauck was first found in the old French Province of Angoumois. There is a German name Laux, and it is plausible that the bearers of this name in France are descended from them.

Early History of the Lauck family

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Lauck Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laux, Lauks, Lauck, Laucks and others.

Early Notables of the Lauck family (pre 1700)

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United States Lauck migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lauck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Abraham Lauck, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Elizabeth Lauck, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Mrs. Johan Jacob Lauck, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [1]
  • John S Lauck, who landed in New York, NY in 1750 [1]
Lauck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • William Lauck, who arrived in Iowa in 1875 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lauck (post 1700) +

  • William Jett Lauck (b. 1879), American Democratic Party politician, Economist; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924 (alternate), 1940 [2]
  • Jon Lauck, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008 [2]
  • Alfred Lauck Parson (1889-1970), British chemist and physicist who developed the "magneton theory" of the atom


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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