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The origins of the name Vallotton are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the Latin name Valentinus, which is a derivative of the word valens, which means strong or healthy. This name, which was popularized by a Roman saint who was martyred during the 3rd century, was introduced into England at the end of the 12th century.

Vallotton Early Origins



The surname Vallotton was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat anciently before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Vallotton Spelling Variations


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Vallotton Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Vallotton has been spelled many different ways, including Valentine, Vallentine, Vallantine, Follington and others.

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Vallotton Early History


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Vallotton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallotton research. Another 320 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1424, 1593, and 1664 are included under the topic Early Vallotton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vallotton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vallotton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vallotton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vallotton In Ireland


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Vallotton In Ireland



Some of the Vallotton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Vallottons to arrive in North America: Mary Valentine settled in New England in 1750; with her husband Jacob; Margaret Valentine settled in west New Jersey in 1771 with her husband Thomas; Matthew Valentine settled in Philadelphia in 1880.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallotton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallotton (post 1700)



  • Hugh L. Vallotton, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1940
  • Felix Vallotton (1865-1925), French painter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Vallotton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallotton 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 10 December 2015 at 10:34.

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