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Where did the French Aucamp family come from? What is the French Aucamp family crest and coat of arms? When did the Aucamp family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Aucamp family history?The majestic region of Picardy in France was the place of origin of the prestigious surname Aucamp. Aucamp is a topographic surname, which is a form of hereditary surname, and was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. The surname Aucamp is derived from the Old French word "champ," which means field, and literally means "of the fields."
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First found in Picardy, where the family was first established, and expanded to become one of the more notable names in the region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aucamp research. Another 452 words(32 lines of text) covering the years 1258, 1346, 1406, 1450, 1567, 1574, 1608, 1619, 1683, 1715, 1791, 1800, 1861, 1869, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Aucamp History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 96 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aucamp Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Issac Broussard DesChamps, who settled in New York in 1668; Philippe Deschamps, 45; who settled in Louisiana in 1719 with his wife Claudine; Deschamps, 40.
The Aucamp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aucamp 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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