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Championnet Early Origins



The surname Championnet was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Liege, a province in Belgium, center of Walloon country. Within this province the notable towns are Liege, the capital city, seat of the great cathedral of St.Lambert destroyed in 1794. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Championnet Spelling Variations


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Championnet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Champion, Campion, Championnet and others.

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Championnet Early History


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Championnet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Championnet research. Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1440, 1598, and 1805 are included under the topic Early Championnet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Championnet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Championnet Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Championnet 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: Ant Champion, who arrived in Virginia in 1667; Benj Champion, who settled in Virginia sometime between 1675 and 1676; Camberlin Campion, who came to Barbados in 1680.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Championnet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Championnet (post 1700)



  • Jean Étienne Vachier Championnet, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Jean Championnet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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Championnet Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Jean Championnet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Championnet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Championnet 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 12 February 2015 at 11:12.

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