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Where did the French Vallet family come from? What is the French Vallet family crest and coat of arms? When did the Vallet family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Vallet family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Veilette, Veilet, Veilett, Veillet, Veillett, Veillete, Valette, Valet, Vallet, Valatte, Vallete, La Veilette, La Veilet, La Veilett, La Veilett, Vallette, Vaslett, La Valette, La Vallet, La Vallette, La Vallet and many more.
First found in Languedoc where this distinguished family held a family seat at Viesamp-Pern, and were members of the ruling aristocracy of that region. This main stem branched to Vivarais, Perigord, Quercy, Rouergue, and Auvergne, and would emerge as the Marquis de la Valette Chabrioul.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallet research. Another 119 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 1494, 1568, 1592, and 1661 are included under the topic Early Vallet History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Vallet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vallet Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Plus quam valor valetta valet
Motto Translation: Non aes, sed fides.
The Vallet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallet 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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