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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.

laurent Early Origins



The surname laurent was first found in Provence.

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laurent Spelling Variations


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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.

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laurent Early History


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laurent Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laurent research. 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.

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laurent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laurent Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laurent 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:

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
  • Francois Laurent, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1796 [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)
  • 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)
  • Catharine Laurent, aged 60, settled in New Orleans in 1820
  • 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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

laurent Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Laurent, aged 22, who landed in Canada in 1643
  • Louis Laurent, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Pierre Laurent, aged 24, who landed in Canada in 1657
  • Gille Laurent, who settled in Quebec in 1691
  • Pierre Laurent, who settled in Quebec in 1699

laurent Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Laurent, who settled in Quebec in 1756

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Contemporary Notables of the name laurent (post 1700)


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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 [2]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 [2]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 [2]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 [2]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 [3]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 [4]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 [5]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


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  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 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ 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
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Edmond Laurent. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Laurent/Edmond-Joseph-Louis-Jules/France.html

Other References

  1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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