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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.

Desmont Early Origins



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.

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Desmont Spelling Variations


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Desmont 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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Desmont Early History


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Desmont Early History



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.

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Desmont Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Desmont Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Desmont Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Célibas, in the diocese of Périgord, who married Marie-Françoise Boucher in Montreal in 1702.

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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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Desmont Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Desmont 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 2 October 2013 at 15:19.

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