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Noble surnames, such as Bonte, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bonte, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. 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.

Bonte Early Origins



The surname Bonte was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie.)

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Bonte Spelling Variations


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Bonte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Labonte, Labonté, Bonté, Bonte, Delabonté, Delabonte and many more.

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Bonte Early History


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Bonte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonte research. Another 62 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1766, 1792, 1796, 1830, and 1848 are included under the topic Early Bonte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this period was Michel-Louis-Joseph Bonté, who was a Baron and a general. Born in 1766 in Coutances, where his father was a doctor, he entered the service as a second lieutenant in the army of Côtes in 1792, was promoted to lieutenant, and throughout his...

Another 95 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bonte 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: 240 individuals who left France for Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Antoine Labonté married in Quebec in 1675; Jacques Labonté married in 1687 in Contrecoeur, Quebec.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonte (post 1700)



  • Michel Louis Joseph Bonté, Baron de St Goazec, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jacques Bonté, French President of firms in Lyz-lèz-Lannoy, France
  • André Julien Bonté, French engineer in Chelles, France

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Bonte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonte 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 11 February 2015 at 15:50.

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