Early Origins of the Desnos family
The surname Desnos was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Desnos family
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Desnos Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dosner, Dossemer, Dötscher, Desneux, Desnos, Datzner and many more.
Early Notables of the Desnos family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Desnos family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: P. Disnor, who was recorded in a list of passengers arriving in San Francisco in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Desnos (post 1700)
- Youki Desnos, Actress
- Yves Desnos, Director
- Robert Desnos, Writer