Noble surnames, such as D'agenais, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name D'agenais, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. 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 D'agenais family originally lived in Guyenne, where the family was established in early times.
Early Origins of the D'agenais family
The surname D'agenais was first found in Guyenne, where the family was established in early times.
Early History of the D'agenais family
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D'agenais Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dagenais, Dagenet, Dagenez, d'Agenais and others.
Early Notables of the D'agenais family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the D'agenais family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
D'agenais Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Louis-Basile Dagenais, born in 1738, married Françoise Quenneville in Sault-au-Récollet in 1757
D'agenais Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Romeo Dagenais, aged 20, who emigrated to America, in 1905
- Adelard Dagenais, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Nantef, France, in 1916
- Agusta Dagenais, aged 49, who settled in America from Haut-Rhin, France, in 1920
D'agenais Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Pierre Dagenais, originally from Saint-Sauveur de la Rochelle in Aunis, the son of Arnaud and of Andrée Poulet, who married Anne Brandon in Montreal in 1665. Pierre was a tailor in Montreal, as was he a cultivator of the land which he had obtained
D'agenais Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- François-Marie Dagenais, born in 1710, married Marie-Charlotte Vanier in Sault-au-Récollet, Quebec, in 1739
D'agenais Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Cloris Dagenais, aged 37, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1913
- Eva Dagenais, aged 36, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1920
Contemporary Notables of the name D'agenais (post 1700)
- Todd Dagenais, American college volleyball coach, former player, and author
- Camille A. Dagenais CC OQ (1920-2016), Canadian engineer, former President of the SNC Group
- Jean-Guy Dagenais (b. 1950), Canadian politician,Senator for Victoria, Quebec (2012-)
- Jean-François Dagenais (b. 1975), Canadian record producer, recording engineer, mixer, guitarist, and songwriter
- Magloire Dagenais, Canadian solicitor in Montreal from 1890 to 1921
- Marcel Gilles Dagenais, Canadian economist in Verdun, Quebec
- Pierre Dagenais (b. 1978), Canadian professional ice hockey player
- Ric Dagenais, Canadian politician in Ontario