local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of France. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Breuille family originally lived in the seigneury of Dubreuil in the diocese of Nevers in the province of Bourbonnais, the most central of all the French Provinces.
Early Origins of the Breuille family
family seat in the seigneurie of Dubreuil in the diocese of Nevers.
Early History of the Breuille family
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Breuille Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dubreuil, Breuil, Dubreil, Breil, Breuilly, Breilly, Breuille, Brully, Breully, LeBreuil and many more.
Early Notables of the Breuille family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Breuille family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Brouillet settled in Quebec in 1706 from Angoumois on the west coast of France; Jean Dubreuil (1729), and another Jean Dubrueil (1741) settled in Quebec from Guyenne.
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