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Multiple Origins for the Surname Taillefer



Taillefer Early Origins



The surname Taillefer was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy. William III Taillefer (also spelled Tallefer or Tallifer; c.970-1037) was the Count of Toulouse, Albi, and Quercy (c.972-1037.) Perhaps the most famous member of the family was the jester of Duke William of Normandy who amused the troops at Hastings before the battle by brandishing swords in view of the English troops. He "accidentally" slew first one, then a standard bearer, and a third time was killed himself. Meanwhile William Fulco and Robert Tailefer were recorded in Normandy in 1180, and carried on their respective lineage.

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Taillefer Spelling Variations


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Taillefer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tailefer, Taillefer, Tallifer, Talifer, Taillefait, Tailefait, Taillefere, Tailleferre, Tailefere, Taileferre and many more.

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Taillefer Early History


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Taillefer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Taillefer research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Taillefer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Taillefer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Taillefer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Taillefer 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 were:

Taillefer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francois Taillefer settled in Louisiana in 1756

Taillefer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sara Taillefer, aged 2, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Violeta Taillefer, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Taillefer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eugenie Taillefer, aged 41, who landed in America from Benegacy, France, in 1913
  • Ovide Taillefer, aged 15, who settled in America from Benegacy, France, in 1913
  • Auguste Taillefer, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Menlan, France, in 1914
  • Bernard Taillefer, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Espagne" from Le Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67J-TZ2 : 6 December 2014), Bernard Taillefer, 15 May 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Espagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Germaine Taillefer, aged 29, originally from Bernay, France, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J672-2Q7 : 6 December 2014), Germaine Taillefer, 26 May 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Non quot, sed uri
Motto Translation: Not many, but to burn


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67J-TZ2 : 6 December 2014), Bernard Taillefer, 15 May 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Espagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J672-2Q7 : 6 December 2014), Germaine Taillefer, 26 May 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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 la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Taillefer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Taillefer 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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