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Origins Available: French, German


The laux 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.

laux Early Origins



The surname laux was first found in the old French Province of Angoumois.

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laux Spelling Variations


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laux Spelling Variations



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

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laux Early History


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laux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laux research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early laux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laux Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laux 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:

laux Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Laux, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Eva Laux, who arrived in New York, NY in 1709
  • Heinrich Laux, who arrived in New York, NY in 1709
  • Johann Just Laux, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Johannes Laux, who landed in New Jersey in 1709
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

laux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Laux, who landed in Texas in 1845
  • Nicholas Laux, aged 20, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Peter Laux, who arrived in America in 1852
  • Phil Heinr Laux, who arrived in America in 1853
  • Jak Laux, who arrived in America in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name laux (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laux (post 1700)



  • Paul J. Laux, American politician, Representative from New York, 2000 (26th District), 2002 (22nd District)
  • Joseph F. Laux, American politician, Mayor of Menasha, Wisconsin, 2000
  • France Laux (b. 1897), American baseball announcer
  • August Laux (1847-1921), American painter
  • Albert Laux (b. 1901), French advocate who was involved in the unionization movement in France
  • Heiko Laux, German music producer
  • Karl Laux (1896-1978), German well-known composer

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laux Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. 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.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The laux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laux 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 29 February 2016 at 11:12.

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