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Vaillant Early Origins



The surname Vaillant 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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Vaillant Spelling Variations


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Vaillant 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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Vaillant Early History


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Vaillant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaillant 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 Vaillant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vaillant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vaillant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vaillant 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 or some of its variants were: Louis-Marie Vailant who settled in Louisiana in 1714; Robert Vaillancourt, who settled in Quebec.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vaillant (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vaillant (post 1700)



  • George Eman Vaillant M.D. (b. 1934), American psychiatrist and Professor at Harvard Medical School
  • George Clapp Vaillant (1901-1945), American anthropologist
  • Jean-Baptiste Vaillant, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Léon Louis Vaillant (1834-1914), French zoologist
  • Jean-Baptiste Philibert Vaillant (1790-1872), 1st Comte Vaillant, Marshal of France

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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Vaillant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vaillant 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 3 November 2015 at 10:31.

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