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Noble surnames, such as Jodot, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Jodot, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Ile de France region. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Jodot family originally derived its surname from the name of the place in Ile-de-France.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jodeau, Jodelet, Jodin, Jodoin, Jodouin, Jodot, Joudon, Joudou, Jaudeau, Jaudelet, Jaudin, Jaudoin, Jaudot, Jaudon, Jaudou, Jodel, Jodelle, Jaudel, Jaudelle, Jodier, Jaudier and many more.
First found in Ile-de-France, where the family held a family seat since early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jodot research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1532, 1573, 1715, and 1761 are included under the topic Early Jodot History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jodot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude Jodouin, who married Anne Thomas in Montreal in 1666; Marie Jodon, who married André Barbeau called Laforest in Quebec City in 1669; Jacques Jodouin, who married Marie-Jeanne Regindeau in 1709 in Varennes.
The Jodot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jodot 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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