Auddrille History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Auddrille comes from the ancient Medieval culture of France, that specifically of a northwestern region known as Breton. It was a name for a person who was born in April, or who was otherwise associated with this month. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old French word Avril, which means April.
Early Origins of the Auddrille family
The surname Auddrille was first found in Brittany, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Auddrille family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Auddrille research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1541, 1680, 1668, 1696, 1756, 1761, 1763, 1766, 1783, 1309, 1654, 1698 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Auddrille History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Auddrille Spelling Variations
French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Auddrille is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Avril, Avri, Avrile, Avrill, Avrille, Avvri, Avvril, Avvrile, Avvrill, Avvrille, Adril, Adrile, Adrill, Adrille, Addri, Addril, Addrile, Addrill, Addrille, Auvril, Auvri, Auvrile, Auvrill, Auvrille, Auvvri, Auvvril, Auvvrile, Auvvrill, Auvvrille, Audril, Audri, Audrile, Audrill, Audrille, Auddri, Auddril, Auddrile, Auddrill, Auddrille, April, Aprill, Aprile and many more.
Early Notables of the Auddrille family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was Jean Avril, Consul and Treasurer of Châteauneuf-du-Pape; and Philippe Avril (1654-1698), born at Angoulême, France, a Jesuit explorer of the Far East.
Giuseppe Aprile was born...
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Migration of the Auddrille family
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Auddrille. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Auddrille were John Avril, aged 44; settled in Mississippi in 1820; John Avril, aged 44; settled in New Orleans in 1820; Jung Conrad April, aged 32; settled with his wife, Eva Catharina, aged 32.
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