The prominent surname Onie 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 Onie family
The surname Onie 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 Onie family
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Onie 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 Onie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Onie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mrs. Monet, aged 16; settled in South Carolina in 1823; Anthony Monet settled in Philadelphia in 1878; D. Monet, aged 44; settled in South Carolina in 1823.