Early Origins of the Beauvay family
The surname Beauvay was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. Richard de Beauvais held the estates in 1128.
Early History of the Beauvay family
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Beauvay Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Beauvais, Beaufrey, Beaufre, Beauvois, Beauvoir, Beauval and many more.
Early Notables of the Beauvay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beauvay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A.E. Beauvais, aged 30, who arrived at Ellis Island
destined for Montreal, Can., in 1907; Adele Beauvais, aged 40, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Epernay, France, in 1920.