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Gayant History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Belgium, Irish


Early Origins of the Gayant family


The surname Gayant was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Gayant family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gayant research.
Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1487, 1738, 1532, 1562 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Gayant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gayant Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gay, Gaye, Gayant, Gayer, Gayet, Gaykema, Gayl, Gayling, Gaylingen, Gaymand, Gayon, Gaysgöbl, Gaysspitz, Gayzan and many more.

Early Notables of the Gayant family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gayant family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those who arrived from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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