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The Gaut name comes from that Medieval landscape of southern France known as Languedoc. The name Gaut was originally derived from the family having lived in Languedoc, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Gaut Early Origins



The surname Gaut was first found in Languedoc, where they are recorded as one of the distinguished ancient families of that region.

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Gaut Spelling Variations


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Gaut Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Gaut include Cote, Cot, Cotte, Cott, Kott, Kote, Cotée, Cotet, Cotin, Coton, Cottet, Cottin, Cotton, Cotard, Cottard, Lacotte, Cotté, Cottu, Cottarel, Cottebrune, Cotner, Cottez and many more.

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Gaut Early History


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Gaut Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaut research. Another 585 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1595, 1472, 1656, 1735, 1613, 1600, 1707, 1810, 1841, 1789, 1472, 1564, 1626, 1604, 1681, 1656 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Gaut History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gaut Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gaut Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaut Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Gaut has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Gaut were

Gaut Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Gaut, who landed in America in 1853

Gaut Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • H Gaut, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gaut (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gaut (post 1700)



  • Slim Gaut (1893-1964), American film actor who appeared in over 15 films between 1940 and 1956
  • Dr Geoffrey Charles Gaut CBE (1909-1992), British pioneering scientist in the semiconductor industry, board member of the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) from April 1966

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Gaut Family Crest Products


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Gaut Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaut 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 26 October 2016 at 14:03.

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