Mallet

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This name is found spelt Malet, Mallet and Mallett


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Gladys Mallet and Philip Grandin in the Central Market

Origin of Surname

Malet comes from the Old French maleit, accursed. The first Malet may have been excommunicated, or he may have seemed dogged by misfortune.

Spelt Mallet, the name is very common today in Normandy, and records there show Turstinus Malet (10079), Tostinus Malet (1109), Robertus Malet (1220) and Malet de Altifago (1337).

Early records

The name appears in the Short Inquisition of 1274 and Maistre Anthony and Jehan or Johan Mallet are included in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550.

Isabella Mallet (b abt 1475 in Grouville), the daughter of John Mallet, married Jean Payn of St Martin.

Payne's Armorial of Jersey

A detailed history of the family is included in this work. See full article.

Variants

  • Mallet, 1607
  • Malet, 1280
  • Mallett

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