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The French name Guillory first arose during the Medieval period in the Languedoc region. It is derived from when the family having lived in Languedoc.

Guillory Early Origins



The surname Guillory was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Guillory Spelling Variations


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Guillory Spelling Variations



There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Guilhot, Guilot, Guillhot, Guillot, Guillut, Guilut, Guilhut, Gillot, Gilhot and many more.

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Guillory Early History


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Guillory Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guillory research. Another 296 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1789 is included under the topic Early Guillory History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guillory Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guillory Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guillory Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



By 1643 there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Since immigration was slow, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Guillory has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Guillory were Hennemon Guillot settled in Louisiana in 1752; Jacques Guillot settled in Louisiana in 1756; François Gillot, aged 13; settled in Louisiana in 1719; Samuel Gillot settled in New York in 1741.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guillory (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guillory (post 1700)



  • Elizabeth Brown Guillory, American playwright, performing artist and a professor of English
  • Rob Guillory (b. 1982), Eisner Award-winning American comic book artist
  • Curtis John Guillory (b. 1943), American Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Beaumont, TX
  • Ben Guillory (b. 1949), American actor and theatre producer and director
  • Matt Guillory (b. 1974), American musician
  • Isaac Guillory (1947-2000), American folk guitarist
  • L. Marie Guillory, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gil Guillory (b. 1970), American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 2000, 2002 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Georgine Guillory, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald Murphy Guillory, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 1992 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Guillory Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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The Guillory Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guillory 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.

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