Early Origins of the Goyet family
The surname Goyet was first found in Holland, 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Goyet family
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Goyet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: De Gooyer, Goyer, Goyet, Guyer, Guyard, Geyer, Gayer and many more.
Early Notables of the Goyet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Goyet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Goyet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Pierre Goyet, who landed in Montreal in 1659
- Mathurin Goyet, who arrived in Montreal in 1662