Early Origins of the Maloit family
The surname Maloit 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 Maloit family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maloit research.Another 463 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1415, 1511, 1809, 1810, 1810, 1813, 1630, 1706, 1740, 1814, 1768, 1776, 1749, 1800, 1830, 1907, 1878, 1841 and 1893 are included under the topic Early Maloit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Maloit Spelling Variations
There were a great number of spelling variations
in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name 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 Maloit 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, 1768-73... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maloit Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Maloit family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. 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 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Maloit. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Maloit 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.