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Diefort History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Diefort family


The surname Diefort 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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 Diefort family


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Diefort Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Divoort, Tiwart, Tiviot, Devaux, Dievoort, Devort, Deuverden, Diefort and many more.

Early Notables of the Diefort family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Diefort family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Frederik Devaux, who came to New York in 1715; A. Devaux, who came to New Orleans in 1831; Hellen Devaux, who settled in Ontario in 1871; Francis Devaux, who settled in Ontario in 1871.

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