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laurent History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French, Scottish


The surname laurent comes from an old French given name Laurens (Laurentius in Latin). Versions of this given name were popular throughout Christian Europe due to a Saint, so named, who was martyred in Rome in the 3rd century A.D.

Early Origins of the laurent family


The surname laurent was first found in Provence.

Early History of the laurent family


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Another 425 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1282, 1355, 1387, 1391, 1559, 1625, 1728, 1771, and 1800 are included under the topic Early laurent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

laurent Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Laurent, Saint-Laurent, Lauren, Laurents, Lorent, Loren, Laurrent, Laurren, Laurrents, Lorrent, Lorren, Laurrens, Laurens, Laurrens, Saint-Laurrent, Saint-Lauren, Saint-Laurents, Saint-Laurrents, Saint-Laurren, Saint-Lorent, Saint-Loren, Saint-Lorens, Saint-Lorrent, Saint-Lorren and many more.

Early Notables of the laurent family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the laurent family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laurent Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sir Francis Laurent, aged 40, settled in Grenada in 1774
  • Joseph Laurent, who settled in New York in 1775
  • François Laurent, who settled in Philadelphia in 1796

laurent Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Augustine Laurent, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811
  • Catherine Laurent, aged 60, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1820 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • M Laurent, aged 45, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Simon Laurent, who arrived in Indiana in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Augustus Laurent, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

laurent Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Mr. Jean Laurent, (b. 1621), aged 22, French settler travelling to Canada for work arriving on 6th April 1643 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  • Louis Laurent, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Mr. Jean Laurent, French labourer travelling to Canada to work for François Peron, arriving on 11th April 1656 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  • Mr. Pierre Laurent, French settler travelling to Canada to work for Antoine Grignon, Pierre Gaigneur, and Jacques Massé, arriving on 14th March 1657 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  • Pierre Laurent, aged 24, who landed in Canada in 1657
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

laurent Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Laurent, who settled in Quebec in 1756

Contemporary Notables of the name laurent (post 1700)


  • Lawrence Bell Laurent, American Journalist, Washington, DC
  • John Louis Laurent, American Artist, Maine
  • Romeo St. Laurent, American politician, Mayor of Somersworth, New Hampshire, 1953 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Randall St. Laurent (b. 1951), American Republican politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2004 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin St. Laurent, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alfred St. Laurent, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State Senate 18th District, 1938 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph S. Laurent, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • François Guillaume Barthélémy Laurent, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 30) François Laurent. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Henri Laurent, French Olympian who won a bronze for fencing at the 1900 games
  • Brigadier-General Edmond Laurent (1884-1971), French Commanding Officer during World War II [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Edmond Laurent. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Laurent/Edmond-Joseph-Louis-Jules/France.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  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. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 30) François Laurent. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  6. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Edmond Laurent. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Laurent/Edmond-Joseph-Louis-Jules/France.html

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