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Payant Early Origins



The surname Payant was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this family held a family seat from very early times.

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Payant Spelling Variations


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Payant 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.

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Payant Early History


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Payant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Payant research. Another 639 words (46 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1279, 1380, 1415, 1450, 1539, 1572, 1610, 1612, 1613, 1700, 1779, 1793, 1794, and 1796 are included under the topic Early Payant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Payant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Payant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Payant 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 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Payant (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Payant (post 1700)



  • Lee Payant (1924-1976), American actor and film director
  • Vital Payant, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Menominee District, 1961
  • V. Robert Payant, American politician, Candidate in primary for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1974; Circuit Judge in Michigan 41st Circuit 1978
  • John D. Payant (1935-2001), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 109th District, 1969-72

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Payant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Payant 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 22 January 2016 at 12:02.

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