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Moth Early Origins



The surname Moth was first found in Lorraine where this distinguished family held a family seat, and were members of the aristocracy of that region from the year 1534.

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Moth Spelling Variations


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Moth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: De Lamoth, Lamoth, LaMoth, LaMothe, Lamoth, Lamothe, Mothe and many more.

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Moth Early History


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Moth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moth research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable in the family name was Baron Lamoth of Languedoc; Pierre Lambert de la Motte, MEP (1624-1679), a French bishop, a founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society and became a missionary in Asia; Antoine Houdar de la Motte (1672-1731), a French author of comedies, operas and ballets; Pierre de...

Another 98 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Moth, aged 24, landed in Pennsylvania in 1731

Moth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Felipe Moth, aged 45, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830

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Moth Historic Events


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Moth Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. George Moth, British Boy, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Moth Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Moth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moth Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 March 2015 at 08:36.

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