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The enchanting region of Bourgoigne was the historical homeland of the prominent surname Dumond. Dumond is a topographic surname, which is a type of hereditary surname. These were given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came. The name Dumond is derived from the Old French word mont, which means mountain or hill, and indicates that the original bearer lived at or near such a landmark.

Dumond Early Origins



The surname Dumond was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family held a family seat from ancient times in the seigniory of St. Jean.

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Dumond Spelling Variations


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Dumond Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dumont, Du Mont, du Mont, Dumonte, Du Monte, du Monte, de Mont, De Mont, De Monte, Dumond, Dumon and many more.

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Dumond Early History


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Dumond Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dumond research. Another 290 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1527, 1529, 1557, 1610, 1666, 1684, 1707, 1726, 1759, 1790, 1819, 1829, 1842, 1849, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Dumond History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dumond Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dumond Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was the Marquis of Gages; the Barons of the Grand Duchy of Hesse; Henry de Thier Du Mont (1610-1684), a notable French composer; Arsène-Jean-François Dumont (1849-1902), a French sociologist and demographer; Henri Dumont (1610-1684), a Belgian organist and composer, former organist at St. Paul's...

Another 104 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dumond 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:

Dumond Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Walleran Dumond, who arrived in New York in 1661

Dumond Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William V Dumond, aged 60, landed in New York in 1812

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dumond (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dumond (post 1700)



  • Frank Vincent DuMond (1865-1951), American Impressionist painter of portraits and landscapes and one of the most influential teacher-painters in the 20th-century
  • Godfried "Monty" Dumond (b. 1982), South African rugby union player
  • Cecil Dumond (b. 1987), South African rugby union player

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. 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.
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    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Dumond Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dumond 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.

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