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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
  • Louis Alexandre Edme François Davout, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Louis Nicolas Davout (1770-1823), French soldier

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Davout Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    11. ...

    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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