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Plante History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , French


The French name Plante first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when the family having lived in Normandy at the Seigneury De Planques, from which their name is derived.


Early Origins of the Plante family


The surname Plante was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they were formerly seated in the honor of the seigneurie of De Planques in the region of Pas de Calais in the arrondissement of Montreuil sur Mer.

Early History of the Plante family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plante research.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1712, 1834, and 1889 are included under the topic Early Plante History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Plante Spelling Variations


There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Plant, Plante, Le Plant, Le Plante, Planque, Planquette, LaPlante, Laplante, Leplante, Planté, Duplante, Duplantie, Duplantis and many more.

Early Notables of the Plante family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Plante family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Plante Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Plante, who arrived in Quebec from Aunis on the west coast of France in 1650
  • Jean Plante, son of Nicolas and Élisabeth, married Françoise Boucher, daughter of marin and Périnne, in Quebec on 1st September 1650 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Claude Plante, son of Jean and Françoise, married Marie Parenotre, daughter of Nicolas and Marguerite, in Sainte-Famille-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 7th November 1678 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Georges Plante, son of Jean and Françoise, married Marguerite Crépeau, daughter of Maurice and Marguerite, in Saint-Pierre-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 5th November 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean Plante, son of Jean and Françoise, married Mathurine Deleugré, daughter of Jacques and Marie, in Sainte-Famille, Quebec on 14th April 1687 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Plante Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Plante, son of Jean and Françoise, married Marie-Anne Coignac, daughter of Claude and Françoise, in Château-Richer, Quebec on 25th October 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Augustin Plante, son of Claude and Marie, married Geneviève Chartier, daughter of Charles and Louise, in Deschambault-Grondines, Quebec on 26th April 1718 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Simon Plante, son of Thomas and Marthe, married Marie-Geneviève Rondeau, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Saint-Jean-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 19th January 1722 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Charles Plante, son of Pierre and Marguerite, married Dorothée Audibert, daughter of Étienne and Catherine, in Saint-Jean-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 29th August 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Augustin Plante, son of François and Marie-Anne, married Catherine Pelletier, daughter of Michel and Françoise, in Sorel, Quebec on 18th January 1747 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Plante Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr Alexis Plante, aged 19, a Baker at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec but died there on 12th July 1847 during the typhus epidemic [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 61)

Contemporary Notables of the name Plante (post 1700)


  • Brian Plante (b. 1956), American science fiction writer
  • David Plante (b. 1940), American novelist
  • Bill Plante (b. 1938), veteran American journalist and correspondent for CBS News
  • Derek Plante (b. 1971), American ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player
  • Bill Plante (b. 1938), American journalist and television news anchor
  • Mary Jane Plante, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Berlin 1st Ward, 1938 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lionel E. Plante, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Manchester 9th Ward; Elected 1938 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carole Plante, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1972 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Aime V. Plante, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1948 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Vincent Planté (b. 1980), French football goalkeeper
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 61)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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