Mallette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Mallette family
The surname Mallette was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Mallette family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mallette research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1415, 1511, 1809, 1810, 1810, 1813, 1630, 1706, 1740, 1814, 1768, 1773, 1776, 1778, 1749, 1800, 1830, 1907, 1878, 1841 and 1893 are included under the topic Early Mallette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mallette Spelling Variations
Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Mallette, including Malo, Mallo, Malod, Mallod, Malot, Mallot, Malou, Mallou, Maloux, Malloux, Malon, Mallon, Malonne, Mallonne, Malée, Mallée, Mallee, Malet, Mallet, Malette, Mallette, Malouet and many more.
Early Notables of the Mallette family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706), French cartographer and engineer; Pierre Victor Malouet (1740-1814), a French Baron and politician, an administrator to the colonies (Santo Domingo, 1768-1773...
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Mallette migration to the United States +
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Mallette were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Mallette were
Mallette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- A.E. Mallette, aged 29, who landed in America from London, in 1895
- Agnes Mallette, aged 43, who immigrated to America from Glasgow, in 1897
Mallette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Lila H. Mallette, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1911
- Earl Mallette, who immigrated to the United States, in 1919
- Arthur Mallette, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1922
- Jason P. Mallette, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Mallette (post 1700) +
- Malcolm Francis "Mal" Mallette (1922-2005), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950
- Brian Drew Mallette (b. 1975), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2002
- John Michael Mallette, American educator and biologist, Tennessee
- Wannetta Mallette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2008 
- Mercedes Mallette, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000 
- Joseph Léon Vital Mallette (1888-1939), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Jacques Cartier, Quebec (1935-1939)
- Troy Matthew Mallette (b. 1970), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey player who played from 1989 to 1998
- Karl L. Mallette, Canadian politician in Ontario, Chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission (1973-1975)
- Fanny Mallette (b. 1975), Canadian actress, nominee for a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
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