nickname for a person with a rosy complexion.
Early Origins of the Lerrose family
Limousin, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Lerrose family
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Lerrose Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Lerrose include Larose, Laroses, Larause, La Rose, La Rause, Rosse, De Rose, De Rosse and many more.
Early Notables of the Lerrose family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lerrose family to the New World and Oceana
By 1643 there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Since immigration was slow, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Lerrose has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Lerrose were Philip Larose, aged 45; who settled in Louisiana with his wife, Claudine, in 1719.
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