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The prestigious surname Janin originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Janin originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.

Janin Early Origins



The surname Janin was first found in Poitou.

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Janin Spelling Variations


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Janin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Janelle, Janet, Janiaud, Janicot, Janin, Janisson, Jannet, Jannel, Jannin, Jannot, Janny, Janod, Janodet, Janon, Jannot and many more.

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Janin Early History


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Janin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Janin research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1696, 1715, 1765, 1804, 1820, 1823, 1859, 1863, 1864, and 1899 are included under the topic Early Janin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Janin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Janin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Joseph Janin, born in Lyon in 1715, a historian, who became the librarian of his convent and principal vicar of his order; Jean-Joseph-Joachim Janod was a judge in Clairvaux around 1765; Jules-Gabriel Janin, born in Saint-Etienne (Loire) in 1804, was a famous French...

Another 73 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Janin 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:

Janin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Toussain Janin, who landed in Louisiana in 1820
  • Antoine Benoit Janin, who arrived in New York in 1844

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Janin Historic Events


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Janin Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Claude Marie Janin (d. 1912), aged 29, English Soup Cook from London, England who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Janin Family Crest Products


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Janin Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Janin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Janin 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 19 February 2014 at 15:00.

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