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It is thought that Lereauses is a surname that was taken on from a nickname for a person with a rosy complexion.

Lereauses Early Origins



The surname Lereauses was first found in Limousin, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Lereauses Spelling Variations


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Lereauses Spelling Variations



History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name Lereauses, some of which include Larose, Laroses, Larause, La Rose, La Rause, Rosse, De Rose, De Rosse and many more.

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Lereauses Early History


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Lereauses Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lereauses research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1257, 1789, 1611 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Lereauses History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lereauses Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lereauses Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lereauses Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. 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 Lereauses 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 Lereauses were Philip Larose, aged 45; who settled in Louisiana with his wife, Claudine, in 1719.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Lereauses Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lereauses 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 3 September 2013 at 09:40.

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