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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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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