The prominent surname Monez originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
in France were the patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name.The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Visigoths
, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The family name Monet is a shortened form of either of two Old French given names, Hamon and Emon.
Early Origins of the Monez family
The surname Monez was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where the family held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Monez family
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Monez Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Monet, Monai, Monez, Moner, Money, Monnet, Monnai, Monnaie, Monnaies, Monnait, Monnez, Monner, Monaie, Monaies, Monait, Monette, Monnette and many more.
Early Notables of the Monez family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Monez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Monez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- F. Monez, aged 24, settled in New Orleans in 1821
- F Monez, aged 20, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1821 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)