The French name D'angot has a history dating as far back as the Middle Ages, and its history is intrinsically entwined with that region known as Normandy
. The name comes from when an ancestor of the D'angot family lived in Normandy
, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the D'angot family
The surname D'angot was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they held a family seat
at the castle d'Ango in the village of Varangeville near Dieppe. Although the lineage is obscure they are believed to be descended from the ancient Crispins, related to royalty on both sides of the English Channel.
Early History of the D'angot family
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D'angot Spelling Variations
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations
of this name, D'angot some of which are Ango, d'Angeau, Dangeau, D'Ango, Angot, D'Angot, Angault, D'Angault, Dangault, D'Angoult, Angoult, Angould, D'Angould, D'Angoult, Dangoult, Dangould, Angeau and many more.
Early Notables of the D'angot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the D'angot family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name D'angot has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name D'angot were J Adam Angold who settled in Philadelphia in 1754.