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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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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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