Maigret History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Maigret family

The surname Maigret was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Important Dates for the Maigret family

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Maigret Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Maigre, Lemaigre, Maigret, Maigrot, Meigret, Mégret, Magre, Magret, Magrin, Magrou, Magron, Maigrot, Megret, Major and many more.

Early Notables of the Maigret family (pre 1700)

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Maigret migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maigret Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Catherine Maigret, aged 37, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1892 aboard the ship "La Gascogne" from Havre, France [1]
  • Alfred Maigret, aged 5, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1892 aboard the ship "La Gascogne" from Havre, France [2]
  • Gustave Maigret, aged 2, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1892 aboard the ship "La Gascogne" from Havre, France [3]
Maigret Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Edmond Maigret, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [4]
  • Jean Maigret, aged 24, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Niagara" from Bordeaux, France [5]

Contemporary Notables of the name Maigret (post 1700)

  • Louis Désiré Maigret SS.CC. (1804-1882), French first vicar apostolic of the Vicariate Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands

Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J65M-3WB : 6 December 2014), Catherine Maigret, 16 May 1892; citing departure port Havre, France, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name La Gascogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J65M-34M : 6 December 2014), Alfred Maigret, 16 May 1892; citing departure port Havre, France, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name La Gascogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J65M-343 : 6 December 2014), Gustave Maigret, 16 May 1892; citing departure port Havre, France, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name La Gascogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-DMX : 6 December 2014), Edmond Maigret, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Q-JNG : 6 December 2014), Jean Maigret, 01 Oct 1919; citing departure port Bordeaux, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Niagara, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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