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Decastaignos Early Origins



The surname Decastaignos was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Decastaignos Spelling Variations


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Decastaignos Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castagny, Castaigne, de Castaigner, de Castaignos, Castagnere, Castagnery, Castaignier, Chasteigner, Castagner, Castonguay, Castagnie, Castagnies, Castaigny, Castaignie and many more.

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Decastaignos Early History


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Decastaignos Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Decastaignos research. Another 571 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1230, 1489, 1666, 1789, 1500, 1629, 1630, 1635, 1647 and 1728 are included under the topic Early Decastaignos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Decastaignos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Decastaignos Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Decastaignos 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: Laurent Castagner settled in Louisiana in 1752; and Paul Castagnet settled in Philadelphia in 1810.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Decastaignos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Decastaignos 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 22 November 2012 at 11:57.

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