The prominent surname Paulette 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 name Paulette is derived from the Latin name "Paulus," meaning "small."
Early Origins of the Paulette family
The surname Paulette was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was established in early times.
The family can be traced back to Jean Paulat, who was qualified as an equestrian riding master in 1558. This family formed alliances with other prominent families, such as the Montrichard de la Brosse, the Guines, and the Rougeot families. The fiefs in the family's possession were la Tour in Jarreto, Montarvaux and la Faye.
Early History of the Paulette family
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Paulette 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)
- Eugene Edward Paulette (1891-1966), American Major League Baseball infielder who played from 1911 to 1920
- George Paulette, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Diana Paulette Wallis (b. 1954), British Liberal Democrat former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Yorkshire and the Humber (1999-2012)
- Paulette Coquatrix (1916-2018), born Clara Paulette Possicelsky, a French costume designer
- Paulette Palmer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1996
- Paulette de Vere McDonagh (1901-1978), Australian film director, active in the 1920s through the 1930s from Sydney, New South Wales
- Dr. Paulette A. Bethel, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Bahamas to the United Nations since 2003
- Paulette Doan, former Canadian ice dancer
- Paulette Brisepierre (b. 1917), French born, member of the Senate of France from Morocco, and chevalier of the Legion of Honour
- Paulette Bourgeois (b. 1951), Canadian children's author, best known as the creator of the Franklin books
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