Origins Available: French
The surname Saintlaurent comes from an old French given name Laurens (Laurentius in Latin). Versions of this given name were popular throughout Christian Europe due to a Saint, so named, who was martyred in Rome in the 3rd century A.D.
Early Origins of the Saintlaurent family
The surname Saintlaurent was first found in Provence.
Early History of the Saintlaurent family
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Saintlaurent Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Laurent, Saint-Laurent, Lauren, Laurents, Lorent, Loren, Laurrent, Laurren, Laurrents, Lorrent, Lorren, Laurrens, Laurens, Laurrens, Saint-Laurrent, Saint-Lauren, Saint-Laurents, Saint-Laurrents, Saint-Laurren, Saint-Lorent, Saint-Loren, Saint-Lorens, Saint-Lorrent, Saint-Lorren and many more.
Early Notables of the Saintlaurent family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Saintlaurent family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Augustus Laurent, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856; Catharine Laurent, aged 60; settled in New Orleans in 1820; François Laurent settled in Philadelphia in 1796.
Contemporary Notables of the name Saintlaurent (post 1700)
- Louis Joseph Auguste Gabriel de Saint-Laurent, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 9) Louis Saint-Laurent. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- Yves Saint-Laurent (1936-2008), French fashion designer