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Vaillancourt Early Origins



The surname Vaillancourt was first found in Lorraine where this distinguished family held a family seat at Guélis, and were important members of the aristocracy of that region.

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Vaillancourt Spelling Variations


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Vaillancourt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vaillant, Vailant, Vailland, Vailand, Le Vailland, Levailland, LeVaillant, Le Vaillant, Levaillant, Vaillancourt and many more.

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Vaillancourt Early History


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Vaillancourt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaillancourt research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1669, 1722, 1790, 1840, 1861, 1872, 1892, and 1894 are included under the topic Early Vaillancourt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vaillancourt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vaillancourt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vaillancourt 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:

Vaillancourt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Robert Vaillancourt, who settled in Quebec

Vaillancourt Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • S. Vaillancourt, who settled in St. Therese, Canada, in 1908
  • Benjamin Vaillancourt, aged 68, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1910
  • Corine Vaillancourt, aged 27, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1910
  • Emily Vaillancourt, aged 61, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • James A. Vaillancourt, aged 61, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vaillancourt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vaillancourt (post 1700)



  • Dan Vaillancourt, American singer/songwriter and guitar virtuoso
  • Gilles Vaillancourt (b. 1941), Canadian politician, Mayor of the city of Laval, Quebec, Canada in 1989
  • Sarah Marie Vaillancourt (b. 1985), Canadian Olympics women's ice hockey player
  • Armand Vaillancourt (b. 1929), Québécois sculptor, painter and performance artist
  • François Vaillancourt (b. 1967), Montreal-based Canadian painter

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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: Je ne change point
Motto Translation: I don't change my mind.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Vaillancourt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vaillancourt 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.

    This page was last modified on 1 August 2016 at 22:10.

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