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Re: Contois = Cotuan?
Posted by: Bob Main (ID *****0070) Date: January 19, 2005 at 13:34:48
In Reply to: Contois = Cotuan? by Kellie O'Toole-Lee of 17

Hi Kellie,

I am pretty sure that your Cotuan is not a variant of Contois.

The line I am most familiar with is Gilbert dit Comtois (Contois). That surname came from the fact that the Gilbert family came from Franche-Comté. It would be like calling yourself Picard if you came from Picardy, or Poitevin if you came from Poitou.

Bob


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