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The Davout family name is thought to be derived from a place name in L'Ile de France. The original bearer of the name Davout, probably lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region.

Davout Early Origins



The surname Davout was first found in Ile-de-France.

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Davout Spelling Variations


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Davout Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Daou, Daout, Daoût, Davous, Daoust, Davoust and many more.

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Davout Early History


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Davout Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Davout research. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1454, 1727, 1739, 1753, 1760, 1770, and 1805 are included under the topic Early Davout History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Davout Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Davout Early Notables (pre 1700)



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...

Another 136 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Davout 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: three hundred individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Guillaume Daoust was married in 1686 in Lachine.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Davout (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Davout (post 1700)



  • Louis Nicolas Davout duc d'Auerstaedt, Prince d'Eckmühl, French Marshall of the Empire during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Louis Davout. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Louis Alexandre Edme François Davout, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Louis Davout. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Louis Nicolas Davout (1770-1823), French soldier

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Louis Davout. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Davout Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Davout 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 26 February 2015 at 12:21.

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