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Degonthier Early Origins



The surname Degonthier was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this respectable family has held a family seat since the early ages.

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Degonthier Spelling Variations


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Degonthier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gonthier, Gonthiers, Gonthiait, Gonthiaits, Gonthiay, Gonthiaie, Gonthiaies, Gonthiai, Gonthiais, Gonthiez, Gontier, Gontiers, Gontiait, Gontiay, Gontiaie, Gontiai, Gontiez, de Gonthier, du Gonthier and many more.

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Degonthier Early History


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Degonthier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degonthier research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1410, 1549, 1614, 1604, 1620, 1668, 1693, 1729 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Degonthier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Degonthier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Degonthier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Degonthier 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: John Conrad Gontler settled in Philadelphia in 1748.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Amour sans crainte
Motto Translation: Love without fear


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Degonthier Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Degonthier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Degonthier 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 3 March 2014 at 15:08.

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