Bonvallet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Bonvallet is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was a name for someone who was a person who may have been referred to as the good valet, or groom.
Early Origins of the Bonvallet family
The surname Bonvallet was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Bonvallet family
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Bonvallet Spelling Variations
Bonvallet has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Bonvallet have been found, including Bonvallet, Bonuaslet, Bonvadlet, Bonvalet and many more.
Early Notables of the Bonvallet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bonvallet family
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Bonvallets to arrive on North American shores: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bonvallet (post 1700)
- Eduardo Guillermo Bonvallet Godoy (1955-2015), Chilean footballer