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The prestigious surname Clavette 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 Clavette 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.

Clavette Early Origins



The surname Clavette 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.

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Clavette Spelling Variations


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Clavette Spelling Variations



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

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Clavette Early History


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Clavette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clavette research. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1815, 1826, 1835, and 1881 are included under the topic Early Clavette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clavette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clavette Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Clavette 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: Jean Claveau, a tailor, the son of Eustache and Catherine Bonnet, of Marand, in the diocese of LaRochelle, who married Marie-Louise Doyon in Quebec City in 1736.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clavette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clavette (post 1700)



  • Gérald Clavette (b. 1941), Canadian provincial politician, Speaker of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly, Minister of Agriculture (1991-1994)

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Clavette Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Clavette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clavette 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 17 August 2015 at 08:45.

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