The D'aoust family name is thought to be derived from a place name in L'Ile de France. The original bearer of the name D'aoust, probably lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region.
The surname D'aoust was first found in Ile-de-France.
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of this family name include: Daou, Daout, Daoût, Davous, Daoust, Davoust and many more.
Notable amongst the family was the Picardy branch, who were elevated to the nobility in 1454 as the Seigneurs of Jumelles. Later they were raised to the title of the Marquis de Jumelles, and thence to the Marquis d'Aoust in 1739. From the L'Ile de France branch, notable bearers of the name include François-Alexis Davoust, who was prior of Saint-Ouen-du-Breuil in 1727; Pierre-Louis Davous of Versailles, who was a member of the Parisian Municipality and was elected assessor to the court of the city of Paris; Jean Davoust, who entered the foreign missions of... Another 93 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early D'aoust Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.