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.
Early Origins of the labounty family
The surname labounty was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie.)
Early History of the labounty family
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labounty Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Labonte, Labonté, Bonté, Bonte, Delabonté, Delabonte and many more.
Early Notables of the labounty 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... 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.
Migration of the labounty family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
labounty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Joseph E. LaBounty, aged 64, who emigrated to Glens Falls, N.Y., in 1918
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