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The French surname Lecoq is of nickname origin, deriving from a physical or personal characteristic of the original bearer of the name. The name Lecoq is derived from the French term "coq" and was used to refer to one who was confident or "cocky."

Lecoq Early Origins



The surname Lecoq was first found in Poitou, where the family had been established for many centuries, and held many lands and estates.

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Lecoq Spelling Variations


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Lecoq Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Coq, Coquel, Cocq, Lecoq, Le Coq, Coquelet, Cogels, Cogdell, Coquelin, Coquerel, Coquette and many more.

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Lecoq Early History


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Lecoq Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lecoq research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 182 and 1822 are included under the topic Early Lecoq History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lecoq Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lecoq Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lecoq 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:

Lecoq Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean LeCoq, aged 28, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lecoq (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lecoq (post 1700)



  • Jacques Lecoq (b. 1921), French mime artist

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Lecoq Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. 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.
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The Lecoq Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lecoq 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 19 November 2014 at 11:23.

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