Lecompte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lecompte family

The surname Lecompte was first found in Languedoc, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Lecompte family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lecompte research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1343, 1450, 1300, 1530, 1535, 1580, 1582, 1584, 1694, 1600, 1655 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Lecompte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lecompte Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Comte, Lecomte, Contes, Comtes, Conte, Leconte, Comites, Comitis and many more.

Early Notables of the Lecompte family (pre 1700)

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United States Lecompte migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lecompte Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Sir Anthony LeCompte, who landed in Maryland in 1655 [1]
Lecompte Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacques LeCompte, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]
  • Jean Thomas LeCompte, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]
  • Jean Vemoy LeCompte, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]
  • Jean LeCompte, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]
  • Julien LeCompte, who arrived in America in 1791 [1]
Lecompte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Leon LeCompte, aged 38, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1847 [1]

Canada Lecompte migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lecompte Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Vital Lecompte, who arrived in Canada in 1632-1760
  • Jean Lecompte, son of Jean and Marie, who married Marie-Angélique Portas, daughter of François and Marthe, in Quebec on 30th January 1668 [2]
  • Adrien Lecompte, son of Adrien and Catherine, who married Jacquette Moreau, daughter of Jean and Jacquette, in Quebec on 23rd November 1679 [2]
  • Jean Lecompte, son of Jean and Catherine, who married Marie Lelat, daughter of Pierre and Françoise, in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec on 30th July 1681 [2]
  • Louis Lecompte, son of Charles and Anne, who married Marie-Catherine De Ralland, daughter of Adrien and Jeanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 24th August 1683 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Lecompte Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean Lecompte, son of Vincent and Marie, who married Marguerite Hédouin, daughter of Jacques and Jeanne, in Quebec on 1st May 1703 [2]
  • Alphonse Lecompte, son of Aimé and Anne, who married Marie-Catherine De Vautour, daughter of André and Catherine, in Montreal, Quebec on 18th November 1714 [2]
  • Urbain Lecompte, son of Aimé and Anne, who married Marie-Martine Lereau, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 1st December 1723 [2]
  • Étienne Lecompte, son of Jean and Marie-Madeleine, who married Jeanne-Charlotte Couturier, daughter of Pierre and Marguerite, in Montreal, Quebec on 12th January 1727 [2]
  • Françoise Lecompte, son of Étienne and Françoise, who married Marguerite Laporte, daughter of Joseph and Marie-Anne, in Montreal, Quebec on 24th October 1740 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lecompte (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Lecompte (1797-1851), American politician, United States Representative from Kentucky
  • Elizabeth LeCompte (b. 1944), American founding member and the theater director of The Wooster Group, an experimental theater group
  • Walter S. Lecompte, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952, 1956 [3]
  • Norman LeCompte, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1944 [3]
  • Karl Miles LeCompte (1887-1972), American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State Senate, 1917 [3]
  • Joseph Lecompte (1797-1851), American Democrat politician, Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1819; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1825-33 [3]
  • Jean S. LeCompte, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956 [3]
  • Howard M. LeCompte, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956 [3]
  • George E. LeCompte, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956 [3]
  • Elizabeth R. LeCompte, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956 [3]
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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