The name Janot is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of England
. It comes from the biblical name of Jane.
This name was first used in England
during the 15th century, and was originally derived from the Old French Jehanne,
which also had biblical origins from Johannes.
Early Origins of the Janot family
The surname Janot was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Janot family
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Janot Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Janot has undergone many spelling variations
, including Janot, Janet, Jonet, Jannet, Janett, Janette, Jannett, Jenet, Jennet, Jenett and many more.
Early Notables of the Janot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Janot family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Janot were among those contributors:
Janot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Françoise Janot married in America 1674
Janot Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Marin Janot married in 1655 in Quebec
- Cécile Janot married in Montreal in 1690