Maillet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Maillet family

The surname Maillet was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this noted family has held a family seat since ancient times. One of the earliest records of the family was Blessed Jeanne-Marie de Maille (1331-1414), a French Roman Catholic and a member from the Third Order of Saint Francis. Pope Pius IX confirmed her beatification on 27 April 1871.

Early History of the Maillet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maillet research. Another 292 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1003, 1050, 1277, 1295, 1418, 1474, 1491, 1532, 1541, 1545, 1710, 1751, 1479, 1331, 1414, 1658, 1721, 1697, 1710, 1656 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Maillet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Maillet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mailly, Maillie, Mailley, Maillies, Maily, Mailie, Mailey, Mailies, Maillet, Mayie, de Mailly, de Maillie, de Mailley, de Maily, de Mailie, de Mayie, la Mailly, la Maillie, la Mailley, la Maily, de Mayie and many more.

Early Notables of the Maillet family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Jeanne-Marie de Maille (1331-1414), a French saint; and François de Mailly (1658-1721), a French archbishop and Cardinal, Archbishop of Arles from 1697, then Archbishop of Reims from 1710. Benoît de Maillet (1656-1738) was a French diplomat and natural historian from Lorraine. He was French consul general at...
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Maillet World Ranking

In the United States, the name Maillet is the 11,345th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Maillet is ranked the 327th most popular surname with an estimated 12,192 people with that name. [2]


United States Maillet migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maillet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Maillet, who arrived in New York, NY in 1763 [3]
  • Louis Maillet, who landed in South Carolina in 1763 [3]
Maillet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jose Victor Maillet, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816 [3]
Maillet Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • J. Maillet, aged 26, who landed in America from Paris, in 1906
  • Angele Maillet, aged 32, who immigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1907
  • Eduard Maillet, aged 6, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Antoine Maillet, aged 44, who settled in America from Montpellier, France, in 1909
  • Guille Maillet, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1911
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Canada Maillet migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maillet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Sister Marie Maillet, who arrived in Montreal in 1659
  • Pierre Maillet, son of Jean and Guilmet, who married Marie-Anne Hardy, daughter of René and Renée, in Montreal, Quebec on 23rd October 1662 [4]
  • René Maillet, son of Pierre and Marie-Anne, who married Marie Lescuyer, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 17th October 1689 [4]
  • Denis Maillet, son of Louis and Renée, who married Marie-Madeleine Jérémie, daughter of Noel and Jeanne, in Quebec on 4th September 1695 [4]
  • Louis Maillet, son of Pierre and Marie-Anne, who married Jeanne Brunet, daughter of François and Barbe, in Lachine, Quebec on 29th October 1697 [4]
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Maillet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Louis Maillet, son of René and Marie, who married Angélique Périneau, daughter of Jacques and Noelle, in Montreal, Quebec on 25th April 1717 [4]
  • Gabriel Maillet, son of René and Marie, who married Catherine Milot, daughter of Charles and Marie, in Lachine, Quebec on 8th January 1725 [4]
  • Jean-Baptiste Maillet, son of Jean and Françoise, who married Marie-Madeleine Chaillé, daughter of Jean and Anne, in Quebec on 18th April 1730 [4]
  • Antoine Maillet, son of Pierre and Madeleine, who married Thérèse Mailhot, daughter of Guillaume and Marie-Anne, in Montreal, Quebec on 11th August 1730 [4]
  • Jean-Baptiste Maillet, who landed in Quebec in 1730
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Maillet Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Gaston Maillet, aged 39, who immigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1913
  • Eugenie Maillet, aged 42, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1916

Contemporary Notables of the name Maillet (post 1700) +

  • William A. Maillet, American Republican politician, Mayor of Lockport, New York, 1952-55 [5]
  • Nathalie Maillet (1970-2021), French architect and amateur racing driver
  • Jacques-Léonard Maillet (1823-1894), French academic sculptor
  • Robert Maillet (b. 1969), Canadian professional wrestler and actor
  • Antonine Maillet PC, CC, OQ, ONB, FRSC (b. 1929), Canadian Acadian novelist, playwright, and scholar
  • Eddy Allen Maillet (b. 1967), Seychellois football referee


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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