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Noble surnames, such as Delagensest, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Delagensest, 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 Delagensest family originally lived in Guyenne, where the family was established in early times.

Delagensest Early Origins



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

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Delagensest Spelling Variations


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Delagensest Spelling Variations



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

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Delagensest Early History


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Delagensest Early History



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

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Delagensest Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delagensest 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

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Delagensest Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delagensest 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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