Ledoux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Ledoux family

The surname Ledoux was first found in Périgord, where the family was established in early days.

Early History of the Ledoux family

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Ledoux Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ladouceur, Douceur, Doussault, Doussaud, Doussot, Doussard, Doussart, Doussan, Doussain, Doussaint, Doussin, Doussinaud, Doussinel, Doussinelle, Ladouce, Ladousse, Doux and many more.

Early Notables of the Ledoux family (pre 1700)

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Ledoux World Ranking

In the United States, the name Ledoux is the 3,499th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [1] However, in Quebec, Canada, the name Ledoux is ranked the 832nd most popular surname. [2] And in France, the name Ledoux is the 569th popular surname with an estimated 8,219 people with that name. [3]


United States Ledoux migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ledoux Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Gabriel LeDoux, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [4]
  • Nicole LeDoux, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Nicole LeDoux, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [4]
  • Gabriel LeDoux, who settled in Louisiana between 1718 and 1724
Ledoux Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Bautista Andres Ledoux, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1801 [4]

Canada Ledoux migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ledoux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Martin LeDoux, who arrived in Acadia in 1636
  • Martin LeDoux, who landed in Acadia in 1636
  • Jacquette Ledoux, who arrived in Quebec in 1664
  • Jacquette Ledoux, who landed in Quebec in 1664
  • Pierre Ledoux, son of Jean and Marie, who married Marie Guyet, daughter of Jean and Françoise, in Quebec on 9th October 1668 [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Ledoux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Nicolas Ledoux, son of Pierre and Marie, who married Marie-Agnès Bonnedeau, daughter of Louis and Anne, in Quebec on 16th April 1703 [5]
  • Gabriel-Louis Ledoux, son of Louis and Marie, who married Marie-Marguerite Monin, daughter of Gilles and Marthe, in Varennes, Quebec on 2nd July 1708 [5]
  • Jacques Ledoux, son of Louis and Marie, who married Marie-Anne Monin, daughter of Gilles and Marthe, in Varennes, Quebec on 8th January 1709 [5]
  • Jean-Baptiste Ledoux, son of Louis and Marie, who married Marie Viau, daughter of Michel and Hélène, in Longueuil, Quebec on 30th September 1721 [5]
  • Nicolas Ledoux, son of Louis and Marie, who married Geneviève Augé, daughter of Jean and Marie-Anne, in Varennes, Quebec on 15th October 1724 [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Ledoux (post 1700) +

  • Joseph E. LeDoux (b. 1949), American neuroscientist and professor of neuroscience and psychology at New York University
  • Alan Scott LeDoux (1949-2011), nicknamed "The Fighting Frenchman," an American politician, professional heavyweight boxer, professional wrestler and referee
  • Chris Ledoux (1948-2005), American Grammy Award nominated country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor and rodeo champion
  • Urbain J. Ledoux, American Republican politician, U.S. Consul in Three Rivers, 1898, 1903; Prague, 1903-06; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1916 [6]
  • Trent LeDoux (b. 1974), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2004 [6]
  • John A. Ledoux, American Democratic Party politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Nashua 7th Ward; Elected 1938 [6]
  • Henri T. Ledoux, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1906; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912, 1928, 1932, 1936 [6]
  • Amedee G. Ledoux, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Manchester 3rd Ward, 1948 [6]
  • Alfred Ledoux, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Manchester 8th Ward, 1938 [6]
  • Delphine Ledoux (b. 1985), French silver medalist rhythmic gymnast at the 2009 Mediterranean Games
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  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ https://statistique.quebec.ca/fr/document/noms-de-famille-au-quebec/tableau/les-1-000-premiers-noms-de-famille-selon-le-rang-quebec
  3. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  4. ^ 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)
  5. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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