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Where did the French Duverne family come from? What is the French Duverne family crest and coat of arms? When did the Duverne family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Duverne family history?
Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name Duverne, including Verne, Vernes, Vernent, La Verne, La Vernes, La Vernent, Laverne, Lavernes, Lavernent, De Verne and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duverne research. Another 348 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1499, 1535, 1580, 1585, 1637, 1648, 1668, 1790, 1792, 1793, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Duverne History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duverne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Duverne has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Duverne were Miss Verne, aged 20, who settled in New Orleans in 1821; and Dominique Verne, who arrived in New York, NY in 1844.
The Duverne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duverne 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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