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Marchand History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French, Scottish


The surname Marchand was an occupational name for a merchant having derived from the Old French, Middle English word "marchant," which in turn came from the Late Latin "mercatans."

Early Origins of the Marchand family


The surname Marchand was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from early times and granted lands by King William for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D. They were originally from Normandy being tradesmen for Le Merchant. By 1180 they had been granted lands north of the border in Scotland when Rudolph Mercater held lands in Dunfermline.

Early History of the Marchand family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marchand research.
Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1298 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Marchand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Marchand Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Merchant, Merchand, Marchand, Mercator and others.

Early Notables of the Marchand family (pre 1700)


Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marchand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Marchand family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marchand Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henri Marchand, who landed in Long Island in 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Marchand Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hiacinthe Marchand, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jean Marchand, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Marie Marchand, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Charles Marchand, aged 23, settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Marie Marchand, who settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Marchand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rene Marchand, who settled in New Orleans La. in 1823
  • Joseph Marchand, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joachim Marchand, who landed in New York in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Marchand Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Catherine Marchand, who landed in Montreal in 1659
  • Francois Marchand, who arrived in Canada in 1664

Marchand Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Louis Marchand, an Officer at the Fort of Port-Royal, Nova Scotia, married Marie Godin on November 24, 1705
  • Pierre Marchand, who landed in Canada in 1738
  • Madeleine Marchand, who landed in Canada in 1754
  • David Marchand, who landed in Canada in 1754

Marchand Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abram Louis Marchand, who arrived in Red River, Canada in 1821

Marchand Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • G. Marchand, aged 26, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855

Contemporary Notables of the name Marchand (post 1700)


  • Albert Gallatin Marchand (1811-1848), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, (1839-1843) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Nancy Marchand (1928-2000), American actress, best known her television portrayals of Margaret Pynchon on Lou Grant and Livia Soprano on The Sopranos
  • Mary Olwyn Marchand, American politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1958 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. A. Marchand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Francis L. Marchand, American politician, Member of Missouri State Senate 12th District, 1889-90 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Eugene F. Marchand, American politician, First Selectman of Bristol, Connecticut, 1957 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald Kirk Marchand (1885-1958), American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1952; Member of West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1953-58 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David Marchand (1776-1832), American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1817-21 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charmaine L. Marchand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carlos Marchand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 22 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Marchand


  • History of the Henri Marchand II Family in America by Loraine B. Swiger.

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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