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Where did the French Henard family come from? What is the French Henard family crest and coat of arms? When did the Henard family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Henard family history?Noble surnames, such as Henard, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Henard, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Henard family originally derived its surname from the name of the place in Isle of France,where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Henard, Hénard, Henaud, Hénaud, Henault, Hénault, De Henault, De Henard and many more.
First found in Isle of France.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henard research. Another 94 words(7 lines of text) covering the years 1611, 1705, 1810, 1812, 1861, and 1885 are included under the topic Early Henard History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 182 words(13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Henard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 100 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, an individual with the surname of Hénault des Rivaux was Governor of Montreal in 1684.
The Henard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Henard 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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