Noble surnames, such as Allais, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Allais, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Orleans. 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.
Early Origins of the Allais family
The surname Allais was first found in Orléanais, where the family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Allais family
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Allais Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Allix, Alix, Allixat, Alixat, Allixant, Alixant, Allixand, Alixand, Allixan and many more.
Early Notables of the Allais family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allais family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: François Alix dit la Rose, who settled in New Orleans with his wife and his daughter in 1726; François Alix, who arrived in New Orleans with his wife in 1727.
Contemporary Notables of the name Allais (post 1700)
- Émile Allais (1912-2012), French four-time gold and silver medalist alpine ski racer
- Maurice Allais (1911-2010), French economist, Nobel Prize winner (1988)