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 name Paulette is derived from the Latin name "Paulus," meaning "small."
Early Origins of the Paulette family
Early History of the Paulette family
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Paulette Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Paulette, Paulet, Paullet, Pauleau, Paulot, Paulaud, Paulat, Paulac, Paulon, Paulan, Paulhan, Paulin, Pauline, Paule, Paulent, Paulier and many more.
Early Notables of the Paulette family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Paulette family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Amable and Antoine Paulent, who settled in New York in 1775; Joseph and Clement Paulier, who arrived in New York in 1775; Francis Paullet, who settled in New Orleans in 1823.
Contemporary Notables of the name Paulette (post 1700)
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