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Where did the French Pajot family come from? What is the French Pajot family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pajot family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pajot family history?During that dark period of history known as the Middle Ages, the name of Pajot was first used in France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Pajot family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Pajot was an occupational name for a young servant to a nobleman who was in the first stage of training for knighthood. Such a servant was known in Old French as a page.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Page, Pages, Pagé, Paget, Pager, Pageot, Pajot, Pageon, Pagenot, Pagenel, Pagenelle, Pageard, Pageaud, Pageau and many more.
First found in Dauphiné, where the family was anciently seated in a parish, in the department of Isère, in the district of Vienne.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pajot research. Another 186 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1600, 1678, 1753, 1764, 1791, and 1798 are included under the topic Early Pajot 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: Joane Page, who settled in Virginia in 1670; David Paget, who settled in Maryland, with his wife, Maudlin, and his children, in 1711; François Pagé dit Laverdure, who married Josèphe Loyer in Repentigny, Quebec, in 1761.
The Pajot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pajot 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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