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Noble surnames, such as Desmonts, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Desmonts, 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 Desmonts family originally derived its surname from a village in the department of Loiret, in the district of Puiseaux.

Desmonts Early Origins



The surname Desmonts 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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Desmonts Spelling Variations


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Desmonts 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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Desmonts Early History


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Desmonts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desmonts 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 Desmonts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Desmonts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Desmonts Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Desmonts Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Desmonts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Desmonts 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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