Show ContentsClavet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Clavet originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Clavet originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.

Early Origins of the Clavet family

The surname Clavet was first found in Poitou, where the family was anciently established in a village of Aunis, in the department of Charente-Inférieure, in the district of La Rochelle.

Early History of the Clavet family

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Clavet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Clave, de Clave, Clavé, Clavet, Clavette, Clavau, Clavaud, Clavaut, Clavaux and many more.

Early Notables of the Clavet family (pre 1700)

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Canada Clavet migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clavet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Clavet, who married Marie-Louis Serindac in Quebec City in 1789

Contemporary Notables of the name Clavet (post 1700) +

  • George Onésime Philémon Clavet (1843-1909), Canadian merchant and politician, Mayor of Port Arthur, Ontario (1903 to 1904) and (1906 to 1907)
  • Roger Clavet (b. 1953), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert (2004-2006)
  • José Manuel "Pepo" Clavet (b. 1965), Spanish former tennis player
  • Francisco Javier Clavet (b. 1968), Spanish former tennis player on Facebook