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Where did the French Cordel family come from? What is the French Cordel family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cordel family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cordel family history?The surname Cordel is a name whose history is connected to ancient Normandy. The name is derived from when the Cordel family once lived in Normandy, where the family was established since 1463 in a seigniory erected for des Cordey.
Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Cordel, including Corde, Cordes, Cordé, Cordet, Cordette, Cordey, de Cordey, des Cordey, Corday, de Corday, Cordié, Cordier, Lecordier, Cordeau, Cordeaux, Cordot, Cordaud, Cordauld, Cordaut, Cordault, Cordaux, Cordaulx, Cordau, Cordel, Cordelle, Cordelet and many more.
First found in Normandy, where the family was established since 1463 in a seigniory erected for des Cordey.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cordel research. Another 107 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 1768, 1793, 1592, 1650, 1380, 1440, 1480, 1564, 1777 and 1861 are included under the topic Early Cordel History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 103 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cordel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Approximately 110 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. France gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. Migration to New France (Quebec) continued from France until it fell in 1759. In the year 1675 the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Cordel has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Cordel were
Cordel Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Cordel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cordel 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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