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The prominent surname Josette originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The name Josette is derived from the Hebrew given name Yosef, which is familiar from The Bible, and means May he (God) add another son.

Josette Early Origins



The surname Josette was first found in Maine, where the family was anciently seated.

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Josette Spelling Variations


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Josette Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Joseph, José, Jauzé, Joséphine, Josette, Josiane and others.

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Josette Early History


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Josette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Josette research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1577 and 1638 are included under the topic Early Josette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Josette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Josette Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Josette 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 or some of its variants were: Bonaventure Joseph, who settled in America around 1658; Eugène Joseph, who arrived in New Orleans in 1822; and Louis Joseph, who settled in Philadelphia in 1868..

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    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Josette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Josette 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 16 October 2013 at 08:36.

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