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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.
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.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marcoux research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1662 and 1752 are included under the topic Early Marcoux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Marcoux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Marcoux Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Marcoux Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
The Marcoux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marcoux 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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