Mothe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Mothe family
The surname Mothe 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.
Early History of the Mothe family
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Mothe Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: De Lamoth, Lamoth, LaMoth, LaMothe, Lamoth, Lamothe, Mothe and many more.
Early Notables of the Mothe family (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 St. Paul, Sieur de La Motte (Pierre La Motte or Pierre Lamotte) (d. 1685), French captain of a company of the Carignan-Salieres Regiment that...
Migration of the Mothe family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Daniel LaMothe with his wife, son, and two daughters settled in America in 1709; Pierre Lamothe arrived in Quebec in 1725 from Limousin; Michel Lamothe arrived in Quebec in 1694 from Poitou..