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

Villot Early Origins



The surname Villot 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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Villot Spelling Variations


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Villot Spelling Variations



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

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Villot Early History


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Villot Early History



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

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Villot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villot Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Villot Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Francis Villot, aged 16, originally from Paris, who arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "La Champagne" from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFBL-131 : 6 December 2014), Francis Villot, 28 Feb 1904; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Champagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Rose Villot, aged 21, originally from Aosta Jroncej, who arrived in New York, NY in 1906 aboard the ship "Princess Irene" from Genoa, Italy [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFZD-BZC : 6 December 2014), Rose Villot, 14 Jun 1906; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Princess Irene, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elise Villot, aged 56, who arrived in New York in 1911 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Cherbourg, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJLX-NMS : 6 December 2014), Elise Villot, 03 Aug 1911; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Segundo Villot, aged 32, originally from Havana, Cuba, who arrived in New York in 1917 aboard the ship "Esperanza" from Havana, Cuba [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJCW-YP5 : 6 December 2014), Segundo Villot, 14 May 1917; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, ship name Esperanza, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Villot Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Georg Villot who arrived in Quebec in 1776

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Contemporary Notables of the name Villot (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Villot (post 1700)



  • Marie-Joseph Frédéric Villot (1809-1875), French engraver
  • Jean-Marie Villot (1905-1979), French prelate and Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Lyon (1965-1967), Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy (1967-1969), Vatican Secretary of State (1969-1979), and Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church (1970-1979)
  • Michel Villot, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Michel Villot. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Jean Joseph Villot, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Jean Villot. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFBL-131 : 6 December 2014), Francis Villot, 28 Feb 1904; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Champagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFZD-BZC : 6 December 2014), Rose Villot, 14 Jun 1906; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Princess Irene, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJLX-NMS : 6 December 2014), Elise Villot, 03 Aug 1911; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJCW-YP5 : 6 December 2014), Segundo Villot, 14 May 1917; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, ship name Esperanza, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Michel Villot. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  6. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Jean Villot. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Villot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villot 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.

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