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Noble surnames, such as Demont, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Demont, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Orleans. 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 Demont family originally derived its surname from a village in the department of Loiret, in the district of Puiseaux.

Demont Early Origins



The surname Demont was first found in Orléanais, where the family was anciently established in a village in the department of Loiret, in the district of Puiseaux.

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Demont Spelling Variations


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Demont Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Demon, Demons, Demone, De Mone, Démon, Démons, Desmon, Desmond, Demond, Desmont, Desmonts, Demont, Desmontet and many more.

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Demont Early History


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Demont Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demont research. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1591, 1628, 1826, 1842, and 1851 are included under the topic Early Demont History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Demont Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Demont Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Demont 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 were:

Demont Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Demont, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Josephine Demont, aged 4, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Vincenz Demont, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Adolphe Demont, aged 8, who settled in America from Paris, in 1897
  • Philippe Demont, aged 6, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1897
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Demont Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Virginie Demont, aged 35, who emigrated to America from St Etienne, in 1904
  • Delia Demont, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1914
  • Marie Demont, aged 32, who landed in America from Charlieu, France, in 1915
  • Jeanne Francoise Demont, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1918
  • Hubert Demont, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Demont (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Demont (post 1700)



  • Rick DeMont (b. 1956), American two-time gold medalist swimmer
  • Joseph Laurent Demont, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Yohan Demont (b. 1978), French footballer
  • Henri Demont (1877-1959), French lawyer in the Court of Paris

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Demont Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Demont 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 26 February 2015 at 12:23.

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