Origins Available: French
Early Origins of the Gaxon family
The surname Gaxon was first found in Provence in the south west of France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Marseille and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Gaxon family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaxon research.Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1592, 1655 and 1631 are included under the topic Early Gaxon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gaxon Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gassen, Gassin, Gassendi, Gaxon, Gazin, Cassen and others.
Early Notables of the Gaxon family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the names at this time was Pierre Gassendi (Pierre Gassend, Petrus Gassendi) (1592-1655), a French philosopher, priest, scientist, astronomer, and mathematician, a leader of a... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaxon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gaxon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.