Lafayette Ronald "L. Ron" Hubbard, American author and founder of Scientology Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French aristocrat and hero of the American Revolution
Lafayette Young, U.S. Senator from Iowa
Lafayette SabineFoster, U.S. Senator from Connecticut
Lafayette CurryBaker, American investigator and Civil War spy
Lafayette Guild, U.S. Civil War surgeon and yellow fever pioneer
Lafayette Lane, U.S. Congressman from Oregon
LaFayette "Fayette" McMullen, U.S. Congressman from Virginia; 2nd governor of Washington Territory
Lafayette BenedictMendel, American biochemist
Lafayette "Fat" Lever, American basketball player
Lafayette H. "Reb" Russell, American NFL football player
Lafayette Reynolds, character on TV's "True Blood"
Lafayette, hound dog in Disney's "The AristoCats"
Lafayette Kettle, "Secretary of the Watertoast Institution, of presumptuous ignorance and unabashed vulgarity," in "Martin Chuzzlewit" (1844) by Charles Dickens
Lafayette Joyner, grandfather to GeorgeWebber in ThomasWolfe's "You Can't Go Home Again" (1941)
Lafayette Morehouse, controversial sex commune
Lafayette, Louisiana (the city is pron. "la-fee-ETT" - first syllable sounds like the word "laugh")