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Multiple Origins for the Surname Noblet


French


From the historical and enchanting region of France emerged a multitude of notable family names, including that of the distinguished Noblet family. Originally, the people in this region went by one (personal) name. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. These names then began to become "fixed" or hereditary between the generations. One of the types of names adopted as surnames were those derived from nicknames. Nicknames, or "eke-names," were an added name that generally reflected some physical characteristics or other attribute of the person that used the name. The Noblet surname derives from the Old French word "noble," meaning "high-born," "distinguished," or "illustrious;" and as such was a nickname for a person of noble birth, but perhaps also ironically for someone of low station.

Noblet Early Origins



The surname Noblet was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has been traced to early times.

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Noblet Spelling Variations


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Noblet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Noblet, Noblets, Noblat, Noblay, Noblé, Noblée, Noblés, Noblées, Noblais, Nobleais, Noblait, Noblaits, Noblays, Noblai, Noblaie, Noblaies, de Noblet and many more.

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Noblet Early History


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Noblet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Noblet research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1439, 1558, 1576, 1650, 1699, 1715, 1730, and 1734 are included under the topic Early Noblet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Noblet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Noblet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Noblet 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:

Noblet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Tobie Noblet, who arrived in New Orleans in 1848
  • Tobie Noblet who settled in New Orleans in 1848
  • Emile Jules Noblet who arrived in Virginia in 1883
  • Emile Jules Noblet, who settled in Norfolk, VA in 1883

Noblet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean-Baptiste Noblet who settled in Québec in 1758

Noblet Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Noblet, aged 31, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Caucasian" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BARQUE CAUCASIAN 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caucasian1852.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Noblet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Noblet (post 1700)



  • Marie-Élisabeth "Lise" Noblet (1801-1852), French ballet dancer
  • Geffery Noblet (1916-2006), Australian cricketer who played in 3 Tests from 1950 to 1953
  • Adrien Noblet, Australian missionary to New Caledonia

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BARQUE CAUCASIAN 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caucasian1852.shtml

Other References

  1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Noblet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Noblet 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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