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The surname Douhet 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 Douhet 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.

Douhet Early Origins



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

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Douhet Spelling Variations


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Douhet 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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Douhet Early History


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Douhet Early History



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

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Douhet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Douhet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Douhet 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 Douhet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Douhet (post 1700)



  • Giulio Douhet (1860-1930), Italian general

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Douhet Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Douhet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Douhet 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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