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Noble surnames, such as Delagenais, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Delagenais, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Guyenne region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Delagenais family originally lived in Guyenne, where the family was established in early times.

Delagenais Early Origins



The surname Delagenais was first found in Guyenne, where the family was established in early times.

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Delagenais Spelling Variations


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Delagenais Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dagenais, Dagenet, Dagenez, d'Agenais and others.

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Delagenais Early History


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Delagenais Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delagenais research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delagenais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delagenais Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delagenais Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Pierre Dagenais, originally from Saint-Sauveur de la Rochelle in Aunis, the son of Arnaud and of Andrée Poulet, who married Anne Brandon in Montreal in 1665. Pierre was a tailor in Montreal, as was he a cultivator of the land which he had obtained. François-Marie Dagenais, born in 1710.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Delagenais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delagenais 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 4 March 2014 at 09:48.

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