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Where did the French Odais family come from? What is the French Odais family crest and coat of arms? When did the Odais family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Odais family history?Noble surnames, such as Odais, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Odais, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Savoie. 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 Odais family derived their surname from the name of the city of Audeville in Savoie.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Audet, Audey, Auday, Audé, Audaie, Audais, Auddet, Auddey, Audday, Auddé, Auddaie, Auddais, Odet, Oday, Odé, Odaie, Odais, Oddey, Oddet, Odday, Oddé, Oddaie and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Odais research. Another 336 words(24 lines of text) covering the years 1344, 1438, and 1808 are included under the topic Early Odais History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Audet, son of Nicolas and Magdelaine Després married Marie-Louise Chabot, daughter of Mathurin and Marie Mésange at Saint-Laurent in 1697; Nicolas Audet, son of Innocent and Vincente Reine de Poitiers married Madeleine Després, daughter of François and Madeleine Legrand de Paris at Sainte-Famille in 1670.
The Odais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Odais 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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