labonte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the labonte family

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

Important Dates for the labonte family

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labonte Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the labonte family (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 career participated in the armies of Moselle, Sambre-et-Meuse, Vendée, l'Ouest, and finally, of England until 1796. He was a Lieutenant-colonel then a...
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labonte migration to the United States

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 [1]
  • Nicolas LaBonte, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]

labonte migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

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

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
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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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