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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.

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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.

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.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plante research. Another 117 words (8 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.

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More information is included under the topic Early Plante Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Plante Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Plante arrived in Quebec from Aunis on the west coast of France in 1650

Plante Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Chris Plante U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784
  • Mr. Paul Plante U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784
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  • Mary Jane Plante, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Berlin 1st Ward, 1938
  • Lionel E. Plante, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Manchester 9th Ward; Elected 1938
  • Carole Plante, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1972
  • Aime V. Plante, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1948
  • 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
  • Vincent Planté (b. 1980), French football goalkeeper
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Plante Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plante 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.

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