The distinguished surname Clémencet originated in the dynamic country of France. France has long been known for its powerful and eccentric royal dynasties. The surname Clémencet is derived from the popular French given name, Clement, which is derived from the Latin word "clemens", which means "mild" or "merciful". This type of surname is known as a patronym
, and comes from a broad class of surnames, called hereditary surnames
Dauzat, Albert, Morlet, Marie-Thérèse, Dictionaire Étymologique des Noms et Prénoms de France. Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1987. Print.
Early Origins of the Clémencet family
The surname Clémencet was first found in Poitou, where this family was established in early times.
This renowned family formed several branches that were confirmed with letters of nobility in 1698 and 1705. Of the branch Clémançeau de la Locquerie sprang the branch Colombier, namely Georges Clémançeau. The Clémançeau branch of la Lande contributed a deputy of the Legislature, and of the Cinq Cents. CITATION[CLOSE]
Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
Early History of the Clémencet family
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Clémencet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Clément, Clement, Clemanceau, Clemancon, Clémence, Clémentin, Clémentel, Clémentet, Clémenceau, Clémencet, Clémençon, Clémenson, Clémançeau, Clémançon, Clémanson, Cléman, Clémendet, Clémendot, Clémençat, Clémensat and many more.
Early Notables of the Clémencet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clémencet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacques Clément, the son of Jean and Julienne Vivie of Normandy
, who was married in Quebec to Marie-Louise Giraud; Pierre Clément, the son of Jean and Jeanne Martin, originally of Aunis, who married Louise Gè.
Contemporary Notables of the name Clémencet (post 1700)
- Louis Clemencet, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Louis Clemencet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html