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Where did the French Duplessis family come from? What is the French Duplessis family crest and coat of arms? When did the Duplessis family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Duplessis family history?Noble surnames, such as Duplessis, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Duplessis, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Maine. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Duplessis family originally derived its surname from the place-name Plessis, which was in Maine.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Duplessis, Duplesis, Duplessi, Du Plessis, Duplessy, Du Plessy and many more.
First found in Maine.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duplessis research. Another 150 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1355, 1549, 1554, 1586, 1605, 1627, 1630, 1690, 1694, 1725, 1735, 1740, 1750, 1766, 1864, and 1884 are included under the topic Early Duplessis History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 175 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duplessis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Duplessis Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Duplessis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duplessis 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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