Languedoc is the region of ancient France from which the name Le croix was derived. It comes from when the family lived in Languedoc, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Le croix family
Languedoc, where this eminent family held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Le croix family
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Le croix Spelling Variations
local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Le croix, including Lacroix, Lacrois, Lacroie, Lacroies, La Croix, Croix, Croixe, Crois, Croise, Cruce, Lacruce, La Cruce, La Croise and many more.
Early Notables of the Le croix family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Le croix family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Le croix has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Le croix were
Le croix Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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