Noble surnames, such as Desnoyer, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Desnoyer, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region. 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 Desnoyer family originally derived its surname from the name of the place in the Isle of France.
Early Origins of the Desnoyer family
The surname Desnoyer was first found in Ile-de-France.
Early History of the Desnoyer family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desnoyer research.Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1604, 1722, 1755, 1764, 1767, 1800, 1814, 1827, and 1899 are included under the topic Early Desnoyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Desnoyer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Desnoyers, Desnoyer, Des Noyers, Des Noyer and others.
Early Notables of the Desnoyer family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family was Jean Desnoyer, who was a surgeon and practiced at the Hotel-Dieu of Blois; Etienne-Joseph Desnoyer was a literature professor in 1722; Fernand Desnoyer was a member of the Murger group, and published many works in verse or prose which he rendered silly or absurd; Francois-Antoine Desnoyer... Another 84 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Desnoyer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Desnoyer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Desnoyer Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Etienne Desnoyer worked in Quebec in 1664
- Jean Desnoyer lived in Three-Rivers, Quebec in 1665
Desnoyer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Olivier Desnoyer was a blacksmith in St-Remi, Quebec in 1851
Contemporary Notables of the name Desnoyer (post 1700)
- Alton G. Desnoyer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Claremont 3rd Ward, 1956; Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Claremont 3rd Ward; Elected 1956; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960; Mayor of Claremont, New Hampshire, 1962 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Alton Desnoyer. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html