local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful province of Bourgoigne. 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. The Comtet family originally lived in the region of Franche-Comté. They derived their surname from the second element of the place-name.
Early Origins of the Comtet family
Early History of the Comtet family
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Comtet Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Comté, Conté, Comtet, Contet, Comtois and many more.
Early Notables of the Comtet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Comtet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Contois, who was a resident of New Orleans in 1726; and Pierre Contois, who lived in Louisiana in 1727; with his wife and two children.
Contemporary Notables of the name Comtet (post 1700)
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