Early Origins of the Payet family
The surname Payet 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. 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 Payet family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Payet research.Another 376 words (27 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 Payet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Payet 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 Payet family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Poyer (c.1450-1503), a French miniature painter and manuscript illuminator; Johann Conrad Peyer (1653-1712), a Swiss anatomist; and Hector... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Payet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Payet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Payet Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Henry Payet, who arrived in Maryland in 1674 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Payet (post 1700)
- Pascal Payet (b. 1963), French criminal, known for his daring prison escapes using hijacked helicopters
- Jacques Payet (b. 1957), French aikido master
- Florent Dimitri Payet (b. 1987), French international footballer
- Alain Payet (1947-2007), French film director
Historic Events for the Payet family
- Mr. Leon Payet (1882-1914), French Miner from Besney-Doyet, L'Allier, France who worked in the Hillcrest Coal Mine, Alberta, Canada and died in the mine collapse CITATION[CLOSE]
List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners