lavergne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The lavergne surname is derived from the Gaulish word "verne" meaning an "alder tree." The name was likely a habitational name taken on from any of the numerous places named with this element.

Early Origins of the lavergne family

The surname lavergne was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the lavergne family

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lavergne Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vergne, Vargne, La Vergne, La Vargne, Vergny and many more.

Early Notables of the lavergne family (pre 1700)

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lavergne migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lavergne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Marie Lavergne, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1700 [1]
  • Jean Lavergne, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]
  • Jean LaVergne, aged 19, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]
  • Margueritte Lavergne, aged 30, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1785 [1]

lavergne migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lavergne Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Laurent Lavergne, son of Pierre and Marie, married Denise Antoine, daughter of François and Guillemette, in Quebec on 11th October 1670 [2]
  • François Lavergne, son of François and Guillemette, married Françoise Le François, daughter of Antoine and Pasquette, in Quebec on 19th October 1671 [2]
  • Jean Lavergne, son of Jean and Louise, married Marie Guertin, daughter of Louis and Élisabeth, in Montreal, Quebec on 16th November 1676 [2]
  • Arnoux Lavergne, son of François and Françoise, married Marguerite Daniau, daughter of Jean and Marie-Louise, in Saint-Thomas, Quebec on 25th November 1693 [2]
lavergne Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Lavergne, son of Arnoux-René and Marguerite, married Madeleine Charon, daughter of Jean-Baptiste and Geneviève, in Saint-Joseph-de-Lévis, Quebec on 24th July 1747 [2]
  • François Lavergne, son of François and Adrienne, married Marie-Josephte Gautier, daughter of Joseph and Jeanne, in Lotbinière, Quebec on 6th October 1755 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name lavergne (post 1700)

  • Basil M. LaVergne, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1960, 1964 [3]
  • A. C. Lavergne, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1924 (alternate), 1932, 1936 [3]
  • Ernesto Pastor Lavergne (1892-1921), Puerto Rican bullfighter
  • Joseph Lavergne (b. 1847), Canadian lawyer and politician, was member of parliament for Drummond-Arthabaska (1887-1897), mayor of Arthabaska (1887). as well as a judge
  • Armand-Renaud Lavergne (b. 1880), Canadian lawyer born at Saint-Christophe d' Arthabaska, member of parliament as a Liberal (1904-1908) and Conservative (1930-1935) for Montmagny, Quebec
  • Violet LaVergne Patterson, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944
  • Lavergne S. Dickerson, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Red Wing, Minnesota, 2012 [4]

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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. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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