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The French surname Veillon is occupational in origin, being derived from the trade or profession pursued by the original bearer of the name. The surname Veillon was originally an occupational name for a watchman, from the Old French "veille," from the Latin "vigilia" meaning "watch, wakefulness."

Veillon Early Origins



The surname Veillon was first found in the province of Poitou, where the family was well established during the Middle Ages, and held many lands and estates.

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Veillon Spelling Variations


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Veillon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vellon, Villon, Viljoen, Villot, Veillot, Veillet and others.

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Veillon Early History


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Veillon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Veillon research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1657, 1698, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Veillon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Veillon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Veillon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Veillon 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:

Veillon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John James Veillon who settled in Virginia in 1704
  • Benoit-Etienne Veillon who settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Benoist Etienne Veillon, aged 35, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Veillon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Sebastienne Veillon who arrived in Quebec in 1647

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Contemporary Notables of the name Veillon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Veillon (post 1700)



  • Brigadier General Joseph "Brod" Veillon (b. 1950), American Air Force officer, Assistant Adjutant General-Air for Louisiana
  • Albert Veillon, French Army doctor
  • Paul Veillon, French film director
  • Auguste Veillon (1834-1890), Swiss painter

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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The Veillon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Veillon 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 26 March 2013 at 16:43.

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