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Drouet Early Origins



The surname Drouet was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1186 when Walter Druet held estates in that shire.

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Drouet Spelling Variations


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Drouet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drewett, Dreweatt, Drywet, Drewitt, Drouet, Druitt, Drooit, Droit and many more.

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Drouet Early History


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Drouet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drouet research. Another 282 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1198, 1206, 1309, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Drouet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drouet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drouet Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Drouet 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 were:

Drouet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jacques Drouet, who landed in Canada in 1647
  • Pierre Drouet, aged 24, arrived in Quebec in 1659
  • Francois Drouet, aged 24, arrived in Quebec in 1659

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Contemporary Notables of the name Drouet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Drouet (post 1700)



  • Jean-Baptiste Drouet d'Erlon, French Marshall of France during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • François-Richer Drouet, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jean Baptiste Drouet (1765-1844), French soldier

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Drouet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drouet 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 24 February 2015 at 15:41.

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