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The surname Loches was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Spelling variations of this family name include: de Loach, Deloach, Delouche, Desloges, Delouches, Deloges, Louche, Duloches, Loche, Loget, DeLocke, DeLock, Locke, Lock, Loach, Loke, DeLoke and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loches research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1483, and 1557 are included under the topic Early Loches History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Loches Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Tho Loach, who came to Virginia in 1667; Ann Lock, who arrived in New England sometime between 1678 and 1679; Jacques Delouche, who came to Quebec in 1688.
The Loches Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loches 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.
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