de La Cour family page
The wedding of Sydney Charles de la Cour and Jean Quenault (1922-2011)
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Origin of Surname
This is a surname of French origin, believed to come from the town of La Cour in Normandy. It may also refer to someone who lived in a courtyard or at a Royal or Baronial court.
Although both de la Cour and de la Court are found in records from 1600 onwards, there are suggestions that the original family used the spelling de la Court, and that de la Cour was a new arrival from France later in the 17th century.
The family name Le Court, which exists in a number of variations, is thought to be entirely separate and to derive from the French court for short, meaning a short man.
- de la Cour, 1668
- de la Court, 1340
- Le Court and variations are a separate family
- Descendants of Nicolas de la Cour
- Descendants of Nicolas de la Cour of St Lawrence
- Descendants of Edouard de la Cour Added 2018
- Descendants of Thomas de la Court
Great War service
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