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Bontemps Early Origins



The surname Bontemps was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Bontemps Spelling Variations


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Bontemps Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bont, Bondt, Bond, Bonde, Bonte, Bontebal, Bontekoe, Bontemantel, Bontemps, Bonterard and many more.

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Bontemps Early History


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Bontemps Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bontemps research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1651, 1809, 1587, 1657, 1618, 1625 and 1646 are included under the topic Early Bontemps History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bontemps Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bontemps Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bontemps 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 were:

Bontemps Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Guillaume Bontemps, aged 35, who landed in Canada in 1643

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bontemps (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bontemps (post 1700)




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
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    The Bontemps Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bontemps 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 15:51.

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