Charlemagne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Charlemagne family

The surname Charlemagne was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

Important Dates for the Charlemagne family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Charlemagne research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1240, 1431, 1566, 1630, 1686, 1720, 1752, 1753, 1757, and 1792 are included under the topic Early Charlemagne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Charlemagne Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Charle, Charles, Charlon, Carle, Carlo, Charlet, Charléty, Charlin, Charlot, Charlotte, Charley, Charlemagne, Charlemaine, Charlemont and many more.

Early Notables of the Charlemagne family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family in this period was Pierre Charlot, who was elected bishop of Noyon in 1240; Gilles Charlier was elected Dean of Cambrai in 1431; Sulpicien Charlemagne was a lawyer in Bologne in 1566; Georges Charlet was a poet in 1630; François Charly of Languedoc entered as a novice with the Jesuits of Toulouse in 1686; Jaques Charlier, born in...
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Charlemagne migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Charlemagne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Emile Charlemagne, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Schleswig" from Port de Paix [1]
  • Camille Charlemagne, aged 22, who arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Schleswig" from Port de Paix [2]
Charlemagne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Gustave Arthur Charlemagne, aged 46, originally from Rosendal, France, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [3]
  • Gustave Charlemagne, aged 48, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Alsace" from Lol Tal, Chile [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Charlemagne (post 1700)

  • Hugh Charlemagne (1802-1844), the illegitimate son of Charlemagne and his concubine Regina
  • Jean Armand Charlemagne (1753-1838), French dramatic author
  • Joseph Emmanuel "Manno" Charlemagne (1947-2017), Haitian political folk singer, songwriter and acoustic guitarist
  • Lieutenant General James Charlemagne (1834-1893), British army officer
  • Diane Charlemagne (1964-2015), English electronic dance music singer, lead singer with Urban Cookie Collective
  • Manno Charlemagne (b. 1948), Haitian political folk singer, songwriter and acoustic guitarist
  • Éloi Charlemagne Taupin, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]
  • Jean Charlemagne Maynier, Count de La Salle, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [6]
  • Charlemagne Tower Jr. (1848-1923), American diplomat

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXST-GZV : 6 December 2014), Emile Charlemagne, 09 Sep 1895; citing departure port Port de Paix, arrival port New York, ship name Schleswig, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXST-GZK : 6 December 2014), Camille Charlemagne, 09 Sep 1895; citing departure port Port de Paix, arrival port New York, ship name Schleswig, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67W-LMG : 6 December 2014), Gustave Arthur Charlemagne, 25 Apr 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XH-1JM : 6 December 2014), Gustave Charlemagne, 18 Aug 1920; citing departure port Lol Tal, Chile, arrival port New York, ship name Alsace, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) Éloi Taupin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  6. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 30) Jean Maynier. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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