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Guay Early Origins



The surname Guay was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Guay Spelling Variations


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Guay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guay, Guait, Guai, Guet, Gay, Guaye, de Guay, de Gay, de Guaye, Castonguay and many more.

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Guay Early History


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Guay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guay research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1281, 1298, 1401, 1542, 1776, and 1895 are included under the topic Early Guay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guay Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guay 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:

Guay Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Guay, aged 18, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • François Guay who settled in Louisiana in 1756

Guay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • B. S. Guay who settled in San Francisco in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guay (post 1700)



  • Paul Francois Guay (b. 1963), retired American professional NHL ice hockey player from Providence, Rhode Island
  • Rebecca Guay, American artist specializing in watercolor painting and illustration
  • Lucie Guay (1958-1984), Canadian bronze medalist sprint kayaker at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Annie Guay (b. 1985), Canadian six-time gold medalist ice hockey player, member of the Canadian national women's hockey team
  • Richard Guay (b. 1943), Canadian journalist, lawyer and former politician in Quebec
  • Joseph-Philippe Guay, Canadian parliamentarian
  • Erik Guay (b. 1981), Canadian alpine skier, winner of the World Cup season title in Super G in the 2010 season

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Guay Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Guay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guay 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 11 August 2015 at 18:47.

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