The name Banneville has a long French heritage that first began in the northern region of Normandy
. The name is derived from when the family lived in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Banneville family
The surname Banneville was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Early History of the Banneville family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Banneville research.Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1096, 1463, 1641, 1666, 1818, 1823, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Banneville History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Banneville Spelling Variations
Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations
of this name, Banneville some of which are Banville, Banneville, De Banville, De Banneville and others.
Early Notables of the Banneville family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Gaston-Robert Morin, marquis De Banville, born in 1818, who was a diplomat and politician. Having entered the diplomatic career, he was attaché to the ministry in 1835, then to the embassies of London, Vienna
, and Munich. Theodore de Banville... Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Banneville Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Banneville family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Banneville has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Banneville were 62 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Jacques Banville, who married in Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec in 1747.