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The surname Dula was first found in Dauphine.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dulac, Dulau, Dulacq and others.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dula research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1706, 1737, 1762, 1781, 1802, 1805, 1850, 1857, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Dula History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Notable amongst the family at this time was Joseph Dulac, Captain of artillery in Chambery around 1706; Jean-Baptiste Dulau was a count and Lieutenant-General around 1737; Arnauld Dulau was a Benedictine monk in Landes around 1762; Antoine-Edouard-Philippe Dulac went into the military in 1781 and earned the decoration of Officer of...

Another 126 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dula Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Guillaume Dulac, who married in 1746 in Longue-Pointe, Quebec; Charles DuLac married in 1781 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.; Alexis Dulac lived in Berthier in 1861.


  • Thomas C. Dula (1845-1868), American Confederate soldier who was convicted of murdering Laura Foster; his life story inspired the folk song "Tom Dooley" which has been recorded by The Kingston Trio in 1958



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    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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