Origins Available: French
Noble surnames, such as Desmont, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Desmont, 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 Desmont family originally derived its surname from a village in the department of Loiret, in the district of Puiseaux.
Early Origins of the Desmont family
The surname Desmont was first found in Orléanais, where the family was anciently established in a village in the department of Loiret, in the district of Puiseaux.
Early History of the Desmont family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desmont research.Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1591, 1628, 1826, 1842, 1851 and 1928 are included under the topic Early Desmont History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Desmont Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Demon, Demons, Demone, De Mone, Démon, Démons, Desmon, Desmond, Demond, Desmont, Desmonts, Demont, Desmontet and many more.
Early Notables of the Desmont family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Desmont family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martin Demon, who settled in Virginia around 1620; Pierre Desmontais, who was born in Montreal in 1671; Léonard Desmonts, the son of Léonard and Catherine Coussillia, of Cé.