Marcoux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The prominent surname Marcoux 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 Marcoux 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 Marcoux family
The surname Marcoux 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 Marcoux family
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Marcoux 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 Marcoux family (pre 1700)
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Marcoux World Ranking
In the United States, the name Marcoux is the 8,713rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.  However, in Canada, the name Marcoux is ranked the 451st most popular surname with an estimated 10,588 people with that name.  And in Quebec, Canada, the name Marcoux is the 165th popular surname.  France ranks Marcoux as 3,485th with 2,000 - 2,500 people. 
| Marcoux migration to Canada ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Marcoux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Noel-Pierre Marcoux, son of Claude and Marie, who married Marthe De Rainville, daughter of Paul and Rolline, in Quebec on 8th January 1662 
- Jean Marcoux, son of Pierre and Marthe, who married Madeleine Mignier, daughter of Jacques and Ambroise, in Charlesbourg, Quebec on 19th April 1694 
- Noel Marcoux, son of Pierre and Marthe, who married Marguerite Chapeleau, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, in Quebec on 17th November 1698 
Marcoux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- François Marcoux, son of Jean-Baptiste and Madeleine, who married Marguerite Bélanger, daughter of Pierre-Étienne and Marguerite, in Beauport, Quebec on 15th April 1720 
- André Marcoux, son of Pierre and Marthe, who married Angélique Amelot, daughter of Jacques and Angélique, in Quebec on 3rd February 1721 
- Germain Marcoux, son of Jean-Baptiste and Madeleine, who married Geneviève Marchand, daughter of Jean and Marie, in Quebec on 3rd September 1730 
- Antoine Marcoux, son of Jean-Baptiste and Madeleine, who married Thérèse-Geneviève Lavallée, daughter of Michel and Geneviève, in Beauport, Quebec on 7th August 1740 
- André Marcoux, son of André and Angélique, who married Marie-Louise Lavallée, daughter of Nicolas-Marie and Marie-Louise, in Beauport, Quebec on 11th November 1748 
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Marcoux Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Joseph Marcoux, who settled in Quebec in 1815
- François Marcoux, who settled in Quebec in 1827
|Contemporary Notables of the name Marcoux (post 1700) ||+|
- Emile A. Marcoux, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956; Candidate in primary for New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1956 
- Edmond J. Marcoux, American Democratic Party politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 20th District; Elected 1938 
- Jean-Émile Diogène Marcoux (1877-1962), French operatic bass-baritone
- Sauveur Marcoux (1893-1951), Canadian politician in Manitoba
- Yvon Marcoux (b. 1941), Canadian politician and administrator in Quebec, Canada
- Cedric Gagne Marcoux (b. 1982), professional Canadian football guard
- Pierre Marcoux (1731-1797), businessman and political figure in Lower Canada
- Micheline Coulombe Saint Marcoux (1938-1985), Canadian composer and music educator
- Joseph Marcoux (1791-1855), Canadian Catholic missionary among the Iroquois
- Pierre Marcoux (1757-1809), businessman and militia officer in Lower Canada
- ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
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