The Angot surname is an old name from Normandy
. It comes from when the family lived in Normandy
, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Angot family
The surname Angot 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 Angot family
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Angot Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Angot 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 Angot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Angot family to the New World and Oceana
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Angot were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Angot were J Adam Angold who settled in Philadelphia in 1754.
Contemporary Notables of the name Angot (post 1700)
- Alphonse-Victor Angot (1844-1917), French historian
- Christine Angot (b. 1959), French novelist and playwright