Noble surnames, such as Chavanne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Chavanne, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. 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.
Early Origins of the Chavanne family
The surname Chavanne was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Chavanne family
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Chavanne Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Chavot, Chavo, Chavaux, Chaveau, Chaveaux, Cheval, Chevau, Chevaux, Cheveau, Cheveaux, Queval, Quéval, Chaval, Chevet, Chevé, Chevée, Chever, Schavot, Schavo, Schaval and many more.
Early Notables of the Chavanne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chavanne family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chavanne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Louis Armand Chavanne, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm