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The surname Douet is of French descent, and is of local origin, being derived from the name of the place where the original bearer lived or held land. The surname Douet is derived from the french "douhet," the word used to describe a stream. Thus, the bearer of the surname lived near a stream or small body of water. The surnames original meaning is "dweller in," or "man of" Douhet.

Douet Early Origins



The surname Douet was first found in the western region of Brittany, where the family held their ancestral seat.

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Douet Spelling Variations


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Douet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Douhet, Duhe, Doué, De Douet, De Douhet, Douit, Doius and many more.

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Douet Early History


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Douet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Douet research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1686 and 1688 are included under the topic Early Douet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Douet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Douet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Douet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sebastien Douet who arrived in Quebec in 1657; Jean de Douhet de la Riviere de Lestrang who settled in Quebec in 1683; and James Duhe who settled in Baltimore in 1840..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Douet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Douet (post 1700)



  • René Douet, who worked on the French railroads throughout the early 20th century
  • Jacques Douet, French painter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. 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.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Douet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Douet 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 11 July 2014 at 11:50.

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