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Davout History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.

Early Origins of the Davout family


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

Early History of the Davout family


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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.

Davout Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Davout family (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...
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Migration of the Davout family to the New World and Oceana


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.

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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  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

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