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Vallon Early Origins



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.

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Vallon Spelling Variations


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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.

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Vallon Early History


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Vallon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallon research. Another 348 words (25 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.

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Vallon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vallon Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

Vallon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Vallon settled in Philadelphia in 1804

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallon (post 1700)


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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
  • Casimir Vallon, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980
  • 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

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


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Vallon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallon 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 November 2016 at 09:42.

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