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Where did the French Antoine family come from? What is the French Antoine family crest and coat of arms? When did the Antoine family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Antoine family history?The surname Antoine is a patronymic surname derived from the given name Antoine. Patronyms were the oldest and most common form of hereditary surnames. The personal name Antoine is derived from the Latin name Antonius, and was very popular in the Middle Ages thanks to the popularity of St. Antony of Thebes and St. Anthony of Padua. St. Antony of Thebes (251-356) is credited with the founding of monasticism. St. Anthony of Padua lived from 1195 to 1231.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Antoine, Antoinette, Dantoine, d'Antoine, Antone, Antoin, d'Antoin, Danthoine, Antoine, d'Anthoine, Antoinet, Dantoinet, d'Antoinet, Lantoine, Lanthoine, Anthoine, d'Anthoine, de Thoin, le Thoin, de Toin, le Toin, Antoinet, d'Antoinet, Lantoinet, l'Antoinet, Anthoinet, Lanthoinet, l'Anthoinet, d'Antoinette, Lantoinette, Dantoinette, Antoing, d'Antoing, Dantoing, de Toine, le Toine, de Toine and many more.
First found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Antoine research. Another 565 words(40 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1620, 1625, 1700, 1789, 1791, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Antoine History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Antoine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Antoine Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Antoine Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Antoine Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Antoine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Antoine 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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