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Noble surnames, such as labonte, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name labonte, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. 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.

labonte Early Origins



The surname labonte was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie.)

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labonte Spelling Variations


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labonte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Labonte, Labonté, Bonté, Bonte, Delabonté, Delabonte and many more.

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labonte Early History


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labonte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our labonte research. Another 62 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1766, 1792, 1796, 1830, and 1848 are included under the topic Early labonte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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labonte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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labonte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this period was Michel-Louis-Joseph Bonté, who was a Baron and a general. Born in 1766 in Coutances, where his father was a doctor, he entered the service as a second lieutenant in the army of Côtes in 1792, was promoted to lieutenant, and throughout his...

Another 95 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early labonte 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:

labonte Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicolas Joussaint LaBonte, who landed in Louisiana in 1718-1724
  • Nicolas LaBonte, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719

labonte Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Antoine Labonté married in Quebec in 1675
  • Jacques Labonté married in 1687 in Contrecoeur, Quebec
  • Thomas Labonté married in 1690 in Montreal
  • François Labonté married in 1694 in Sainte-Famille
  • Leonard Labonté married in 1699 in Sainte-Famille

labonte Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Maurice Labonté married in 1735 in Montreal
  • Marguerite Labonté married in 1751 in Chambly, Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name labonte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name labonte (post 1700)



  • Philip Steven Labonte (b. 1975), American musician, best known as the lead singer of the American band All That Remains
  • Justin Labonte (b. 1981), American former NASCAR Xfinity Series driver, nephew of Bobby Labonte
  • Robert Allen "Bobby" Labonte (b. 1964), American stock car racing driver, younger brother of Terry Labonte
  • Terrance Lee "Terry" Labonte (b. 1956), American race car driver, NASCAR champion in 1984 and 1996
  • Vincent Labonté (b. 1987), Mauritian footballer
  • Paul Labonté (b. 1976), Canadian author, photographer, director, publisher and curator in Montreal
  • Jean Labonté (b. 1969), Canadian three-time gold, silver and two-time bronze medalist sledge hockey player
  • Charline Labonté (b. 1982), Canadian six-time gold and silver medalist women's ice hockey player
  • Benoît Labonté (b. 1959), Canadian politician, city councillor with the Vision Montréal party in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Aaron Labonte (b. 1983), English professional footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The labonte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The labonte 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 23 October 2016 at 18:49.

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