The French name Junot was first used in the province of Auvergne. It was a name for someone who lived in Auvergne.
Early Origins of the Junot family
The surname Junot was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France.
Early History of the Junot family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Junot research.Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1613, 1771, 1793, 1800, 1801, 1804, 1806, and 1857 are included under the topic Early Junot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Junot Spelling Variations
The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local
dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Junot is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations
of the name include Juneau, Jeune, Jeunet, Jeuneau, Jeuniau, Jouneau, Jouniau, Jonet, Jonnet, Jonneau, Jonniau, Jonneret, Jonnart, Jeunesse, Jonin and many more.
Early Notables of the Junot family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family was Jean-Andoche Junot, duke of Abrantès, born in 1771, who was a French general. In 1793 Bonaparte promoted him to officer and made him his aide-de-camp. He would become a General in 1801, colonel-general of the Hussards in 1804, ambassador to Lisbon in 1804, Governour-General of Parme-et-Plaisance... Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Junot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Junot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Junot Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Charles Junot, who arrived in Red River, Canada in 1821
Contemporary Notables of the name Junot (post 1700)
- Jean-Andoche Junot, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 13) Jean-Andoche Junot. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- Junot Diaz (b. 1968), Dominican-American winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2008