Clavel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Clavel family

The surname Clavel was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this noble family held a family seat from very early times.

Important Dates for the Clavel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clavel research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1457, 1500, 1537, 1574, 1598, 1600, 1613, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Clavel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Clavel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Clavel, Clavelle, Clavelles, Clavelli, de Clavel, de Clavelle, de Clavelles, de Clavelli, Clevel, Clevelle, Clevelles, Clevelli, de Clevel, de Clevelle, de Clevelles and many more.

Early Notables of the Clavel family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Clavel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Clavel migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clavel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • François Clavel, who married Marie-Madeleine Vermet in 1762

Contemporary Notables of the name Clavel (post 1700)

  • Pierre Clavel, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]
  • Dr. Pierre Clavel, Veterinarian, Québec
  • Jean Clavel, engineer, Versailles
  • Jean-Claude Clavel, agricultural engineer, Paris
  • Michel Clavel, physician, Lyon
  • Jacques Clavel, Lawyer, Paris
  • Bertrand Clavel, Physician, Paris

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  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Pierre Clavel. Retrieved from
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