Marcotte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The prominent surname Marcotte originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Marcotte is derived from the ancient Latin personal name Marcus, which indicated that the bearer was a follower of Mars, the Roman god of war and agriculture.
Early Origins of the Marcotte family
The surname Marcotte was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where they were formerly seated in a village at the base of the Alps, in the valley of Loire.
Early History of the Marcotte family
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Marcotte Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Marcoux, Marcout, Marcou, Marcoulx, Marcoutte, Marckoux, Marckout, Marckou, Marckoulx, Marckoutte, Markoux, Markout, Markoulx, Markoutte, Markou, Markoe and many more.
Early Notables of the Marcotte family (pre 1700)
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Marcotte World Ranking
In the United States, the name Marcotte is the 4,173rd most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name.  However, in Canada, the name Marcotte is ranked the 453rd most popular surname with an estimated 10,569 people with that name.  And in Quebec, Canada, the name Marcotte is the 208th popular surname.  France ranks Marcotte as 7,190th with 1,000 - 1,500 people. 
| Marcotte migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Marcotte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Leon Marcotte, who landed in New York in 1857 
|Contemporary Notables of the name Marcotte (post 1700) ||+|
- Michael J. Marcotte (b. 1958), American politician, Member of the Vermont House of Representatives
- Edward Marcotte, American professor of biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin
- Élise Marcotte (b. 1988), Canadian two-time gold medalist synchronized swimmer at the 2011 Pan American Games
- William Marcotte, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State Senate 18th District, 1902 
- Roland L. Marcotte, American politician, Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1953-54 
- Josephine C. Marcotte, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972 
- Joseph Marcotte, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Dover 2nd Ward, 1956 
- Francois X. Marcotte, American politician, Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Androscoggin County, 1933 
- Alfred J. Marcotte, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Claremont, 1938 
- Albert Marcotte, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Dover 2nd Ward, 1948 
- ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
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