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The province of Forez in ancient France is the location French historians pinpoint as the origin of the name Blencharon. Blencharon was a name for a white haired person, deriving its origin from the Old French word blanchart.

Blencharon Early Origins



The surname Blencharon was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has held a family seat from very early times.

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Blencharon Spelling Variations


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Blencharon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blancharon, Blancharone, Blanncaron, Blancarone, Blencaron, Blansharon, Blansarone, Blenncharon and many more.

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Blencharon Early History


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Blencharon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blencharon research. Another 389 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Blencharon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blencharon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blencharon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blencharon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexandre Blancaron who settled in New Orleans in 1719.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. 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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    The Blencharon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blencharon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 14 July 2014 at 08:22.

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