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LaRue is a French topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’), with the definite article la.[1] It literally means "the street" in French.[2] It is a surname and sometime a given name. Notable people with the name include:



Given name[edit]

  • LaRue Kirby (1889–1961), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • LaRue Martin (born 1950), American former National Basketball Association player
  • LaRue Parker (1935–2011), former Chairperson of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma
  • La Rue Washington (born 1953), briefly a Major League Baseball player

Fictional characters[edit]


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