Monges History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Monges family
The surname Monges was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this family was established in earlier times.
The members of the family also formed important alliances with other distinguished families of the day. An alliance was formed between the branch Mongeot de Boisset and the Boitouset family of Burgundy. The branch Monginot established an alliance with the La Loge family, and the Marchand and Simony families of Burgundy.
The branch Mongey formed an alliance with the Migieu and DePringles families. Other important alliances were between the branch Demonge and the Le Compasseur family, the Petit de Bressey family and Thomas D'Islan, and also between the branch Demongeot and the Joly family of Burgundy.
Important Dates for the Monges family
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Monges Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mongeau, Mongeaux, Mongeot, Mongeaud, Mongeault, Mongin, Mongenet, Mongenais, Mongenot, Monge, Monges, Lemonge, Demonge, Monget, Mongette, Monger, Mongeon, Mongey, Monginot and many more.
Early Notables of the Monges family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Gaspard Monge (1746-1818), the count of Péluse, a French senator and mathematician, who was the first person to identify the principles of descriptive geometry and to develop methods and applications of descriptive geometry. As well, he was a professor at the École Centrale des travaux...
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Migration of the Monges family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: François Monge, who was living in New Orleans in 1724; Jean Monger, who arrived in Louisiana in 1752; Jacques Mongin, who arrived in Louisiana in 1757.
Contemporary Notables of the name Monges (post 1700)
- Richard G. Monges (1894-1979), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Trieste, 1924 
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html