Vallon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Vallon family

The surname Vallon was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Vallon family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallon research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1282, 1376, 1394, 1435, 1575, 1652, 1623, 1710, 1630, 1590, 1585, 1616, 1812, 1904, 1659, 1719, 1652, 1724, 1688 and 1767 are included under the topic Early Vallon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Vallon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Valon, Valons, Valone, Valones, Vallon, Vallons, Vallone, Vallones, Valonne, Valonnes, Vallonne, Vallonnes, Valont, Valonts, Valond, Valonds, Valonde, Valondes, Walon, Walons, Wallon, Wallons, de Valon and many more.

Early Notables of the Vallon family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Jacques-Louis, Marquis of Mimeure, Field Marshal, member of the French Academy; and Jacques Louis Valon, Marquis de Mimeure (1659-1719), a French...
Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vallon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Vallon migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vallon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Nicholas Vallon, who landed in Maryland in 1679 [1]
Vallon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Louis Vallon, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804

Contemporary Notables of the name Vallon (post 1700) +

  • Ellen E. Vallon, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1992; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996 [2]
  • Casimir Vallon, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980 [2]
  • Pierre Vallon (1927-2016), French businessman and politician, member of the French Senate from 1974 to 1995
  • Counter Admiral Aristide Louis Antoine Vallon (1826-1897), French Commandeur of the Légion d'honneur in 1881
  • Kolote P. Vallon (1894-1940), Indian social reformer and leader of the Pulaya community in the Cochin State of Kerala
  • Colin Vallon (b. 1980), Swiss jazz pianist


The Vallon 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: Malo mori quam foedari
Motto Translation: I would rather die than be disgraced.


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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