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The surname laurin 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.

laurin Early Origins



The surname laurin was first found in Provence.

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laurin Spelling Variations


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laurin 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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laurin Early History


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laurin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laurin 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 laurin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laurin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laurin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laurin 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 or some of its variants were: Augustus Laurent, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856; Catharine Laurent, aged 60; settled in New Orleans in 1820; François Laurent settled in Philadelphia in 1796.

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Contemporary Notables of the name laurin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laurin (post 1700)



  • Rene-Georges Laurin (d. 2006), French member of the World War II Resistance and politician
  • Joseph Laurin (1811-1888), Canadian notary, author and politician
  • Georges-Philippe Laurin (1892-1964), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Jacques Cartier (1930-1935)
  • Camille Laurin (1922-1999), Canadian psychiatrist and politician, Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Bourget (1970-1973)
  • Lucien Laurin (1912-2000), Canadian Hall of Fame Thoroughbred horse trainer best known as the trainer of the great Secretariat

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The laurin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laurin 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 13 December 2014 at 23:53.

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