Origins Available: French, Irish, Scottish
Early Origins of the Pagant family
family seat from very early times. One of the first records of the family was Hugues de Payens (or Payns) (c. 1070-1136), the Frankish knight from the Champagne region who was the co-founder and first Grand Master of the Knights Templar. He co-created the Latin Rule, the code of behavior for the Order and is believed to have been born in Troyes, France, but his lineage is unknown.
Early History of the Pagant family
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Pagant Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Payan, Payen, Payon, Payont, Payond, Payons, Paian, Paien, Paion, Paiont, Paions, Pagan, Pagant, Pagani, Payani, Payhani and many more.
Early Notables of the Pagant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pagant family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Payan who settled in Philadelphia in 1794; and Jean Payen, aged 54; settled in Louisiana in 1719.
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