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The surname Blanchonnet is derived from the word "blanc," which is French for white. It was no doubt originally given to someone either because of their blond hair or because of a reputation for purity and piety, and as such is classed as a nickname surname. Nicknames were derived from a wide variety of characteristics that would have been associated with the first person who used the name.

Blanchonnet Early Origins



The surname Blanchonnet was first found in Normandy. The Duchy of Normandy was firmly established after the year 911 when Rollo, Earl of Orkney invaded the territory. Rollo became the first Duke of Normandy.

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Blanchonnet Spelling Variations


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Blanchonnet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blanchet, Blancheteau, Blancheton, Blanchonnet and many more.

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Blanchonnet Early History


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Blanchonnet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blanchonnet research. Another 342 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1572, 1602, 1700, 1718, 1778, and 1788 are included under the topic Early Blanchonnet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blanchonnet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blanchonnet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blanchonnet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Blanchet, of Picardy, who married Marie Fournier in Québec city in 1670; René Blanchet of Poitou, who married Marie Sédilot in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec in 1670.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Blanchonnet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blanchonnet 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.

    This page was last modified on 7 February 2006 at 10:54.

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