Origins Available: English, French
Norman Conquest of England in 1066 brought much change, including many immigrants with new names. Among these were the ancestors of the Remont family, whose name comes from the Norman personal name Raimund. This name is composed of the elements ragin, meaning counsel, and mund, meaning protection.
Early Origins of the Remont family
Devon where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Remont family
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Remont Spelling Variations
Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Raymond, Rayment, Raymonds, Raymon and others.
Early Notables of the Remont family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Thomas Raymond or Rayment (1626-1683), an English judge, Justice of the Common Pleas (1680); and his son, Robert Raymond...
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Migration of the Remont family to Ireland
Some of the Remont family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Remont family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Remont Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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