The French name Angault first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy
. It is derived from when someone lived in Normandy
, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Angault family
The surname Angault was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they held a family seat
at the castle d'Ango in the village of Varangeville near Dieppe. Although the lineage is obscure they are believed to be descended from the ancient Crispins, related to royalty on both sides of the English Channel.
Early History of the Angault family
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Angault Spelling Variations
History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations
of the name Angault, some of which include Ango, d'Angeau, Dangeau, D'Ango, Angot, D'Angot, Angault, D'Angault, Dangault, D'Angoult, Angoult, Angould, D'Angould, D'Angoult, Dangoult, Dangould, Angeau and many more.
Early Notables of the Angault family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Angault family to the New World and Oceana
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Angault has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Angault were J Adam Angold who settled in Philadelphia in 1754.