Guyon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Guyon family

The surname Guyon was first found in Languedoc where this illustrious family has held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Guyon family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guyon research. Another 316 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1289, 1299, 1562, 1200, 1500, 1488, 1523, 1517, 1588, 1573, 1621, 1789, 1648, 1717, 1600, 1648 and 1717 are included under the topic Early Guyon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Guyon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Guyon, Guyont, Guyond, Guyons, Guion, Guiont, Guiond and many more.

Early Notables of the Guyon family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name at this time was Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (known as Madame Guyon) (1648-1717), a French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism; Antoine...
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Canada Guyon migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guyon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jean Guyon (1592-1663), a master mason who landed at Quebec in 1634, part of the Percheron Immigration
  • Jean Guyon, son of Jean and Mathurine, who married Élisabeth Couillard, daughter of Guillaume and Guillemette, in Quebec on 27th November 1645 [1]
  • Simon Guyon, son of Jean and Mathurine, who married Louise Racine, daughter of Etienne and Marguerite, in Quebec on 10th November 1653 [1]
  • Claude Guyon, son of Jean and Mathurine, who married Catherine Collin, daughter of Jacques and Madeleine, in Quebec on 7th February 1655 [1]
  • Denis Guyon, son of Jean and Mathurine, who married Élisabeth Boucher, daughter of François and Florence, in Quebec on 21st October 1659 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Guyon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean-Baptiste Guyon, son of Guillaume and Jeanne, who married Marie-Madeleine Trudel, daughter of Pierre and Françoise, in L'Ange-Gardien, Quebec on 11th August 1711 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Guyon, son of Joseph and Geneviève, who married Marie-Jeanne Guillet, daughter of Louis and Marie, in Batiscan, Quebec on 25th August 1718 [1]
  • Alexis-Jean Guyon, son of François and Marie-Marguerite, who married Marie-Simone Couillard, daughter of Louis and Marie, in Saint-Thomas, Quebec on 11th October 1719 [1]
  • Jean Guyon, son of Philippe and Marie, who married Marguerite Provencher, daughter of Sébastien and Marie, in Trois-Rivières, Quebec on 4th February 1720 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Guyon, son of Pierre-Paul and Angélique, who married Marie-Catherine Tétro, daughter of Daniel and Catherine, in Contrecoeur, Quebec on 8th November 1723 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Guyon (post 1700) +

  • James Guyon Jr. (1778-1846), American politician from New York
  • Joseph Napoleon Guyon (1892-1971), professional American football player
  • Jean-Jacques Guyon (1932-2017), French gold medalist equestrian at the 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Claude Raymond Guyon, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Pascal Guyon, award winning French musician, producer, arranger, and songwriter
  • Adrien Guyon, French Olympic fencer
  • Alexandre Guyon (1830-1905), French actor and singer
  • René Guyon (1876-1963), French jurist
  • Maxime Guyon (b. 1989), French flat racing jockey
  • Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon (1648-1717), French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 9) Claude Guyon. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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