Malloux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Malloux family
The surname Malloux 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 Malloux family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malloux 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 Malloux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Malloux Spelling Variations
History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name Malloux, some of which include 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 Malloux 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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Migration of the Malloux family
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Malloux has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Malloux were Pierre Malet, who arrived in Montreal in 1660; Marie and Pierre Mallet, who settled in Virginia in 1700; Jean Baptiste Mallet, who settled in Louisiana in 1719.