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Noble surnames, such as labounty, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name labounty, 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.

labounty Early Origins



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

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labounty Spelling Variations


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labounty Spelling Variations



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

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labounty Early History


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labounty Early History



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

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labounty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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labounty 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 labounty 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:

labounty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard LaBounty, who landed in Arkansas in 1890

labounty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph E. LaBounty, aged 64, who emigrated to Glens Falls, N.Y., in 1918

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Contemporary Notables of the name labounty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name labounty (post 1700)



  • Kelly Blair LaBounty (b. 1970), retired American track and field Olympic athlete at the 1996 Summer Olympics, inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame (2011)
  • Matthew LaBounty (b. 1969), former American NFL football defensive end from San Francisco, California
  • Bill LaBounty, American musician and singer-songwriter

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The labounty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The labounty 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 20 September 2014 at 19:18.

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