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The distinguished surname Delamassonte originated in the beautiful and majestic country of France. The surname Delamassonte is an occupational name, which means that it is a type of hereditary surname. Occupational names were derived from the name of the primary occupation of the first person who used the name. In this case it is derived from the Old French word machun, which meant "stone cutter." Accordingly, the original bearer of this name was a worker in stone or mason.

Delamassonte Early Origins



The surname Delamassonte was first found in Provence, where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Delamassonte Spelling Variations


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Delamassonte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Masson, Masond, Masonde, Mason, Masen, Masons and many more.

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Delamassonte Early History


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Delamassonte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delamassonte research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1397, 1414, 1572, 1676, 1450, 1414, 1636 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Delamassonte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delamassonte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delamassonte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delamassonte 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: Gilles Masson, who came to Québec, where he married Marie-Jeanne Gauthier in1668; Jacques Masson, who wedding to Jeanne Jousselot of Québec ws in 1670.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. 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.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Delamassonte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delamassonte 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 29 August 2013 at 12:36.

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