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Degay Early Origins



The surname Degay was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Degay Spelling Variations


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Degay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guay, Guait, Guai, Guet, Gay, Guaye, de Guay, de Gay, de Guaye, Castonguay and many more.

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Degay Early History


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Degay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degay research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1281, 1298, 1401, 1542, 1776, and 1895 are included under the topic Early Degay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Degay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Degay Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Degay 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: François Guay who settled in Louisiana in 1756; B.S. Guay who settled in San Francisco in 1850; and R. Gue who settled with his 6 children in Philadelphia in 1796..

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Citations


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Citations



    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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Degay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Degay 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 31 January 2013 at 12:56.

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