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Genest Early Origins



The surname Genest was first found in Languedoc, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Genest Spelling Variations


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Genest Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Genest, Genet, Ginest, Ginet, Dugenest, Dugenet, Geneste, Genestre, Genestrier, Genetier, Geneton, Genestay, Genetay, Gineste, Genestat, Geneston, Genestou, Ginesty and many more.

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Genest Early History


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Genest Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Genest research. Another 503 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1450, 1462, 1503, 1563, 1608, 1614, 1620, and 1634 are included under the topic Early Genest History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Genest Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Genest Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Genest 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:

Genest Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • P. Genest who settled in North Carolina in 1709

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Contemporary Notables of the name Genest (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Genest (post 1700)



  • Ludovic Genest (b. 1987), French footballer
  • Gilles Genest (b. 1948), French painter
  • Rick Genest (b. 1985), Canadian artist and fashion model, known as Zombie Boy for his skeletal tattoos
  • John Genest (1764-1839), English clergyman and theatre historian from Dunker's Hill, Devon
  • Jacques Genest (b. 1919), Canadian physician and scientist, recipient of many awards including Gairdner Foundation International Award, Royal Society of Canada's Flavelle Medal and others, Director of the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, and Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal
  • Émile Genest (1921-2003), Canadian Genie Award nominated actor, best known for his roles in The Incredible Journey (1963) and The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
  • Charles-Borromée Genest (1832-1873), Canadian politician from Quebec
  • Claude William Genest, former Canadian journalist, actor

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Genest Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Genest Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Genest 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 5 February 2014 at 15:59.

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