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Marcoux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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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Migration of the Marcoux family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marcoux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Basile Marcoux, who settled in Quebec in 1785

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 Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956; Candidate in primary for New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1956 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edmond J. Marcoux, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 20th District; Elected 1938 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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