Noble surnames, such as Champoux, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Champoux, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgoigne. 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 Champoux family originally derived its surname from the name of the seigneury of Champoux, which was in the province of Bourgoigne.
Early Origins of the Champoux family
The surname Champoux was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France at Franche-Comté, where they held a family seat
in a seigniory by the name of Champoux in the department of Doubs, canton of Marcheaux, arrondisement of Besançon.
Early History of the Champoux family
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Champoux Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Champoux, Champoo, Champoue, Champous, Champout, Champoud, Champu, Champou, Shampoux, Shampoo, Shampoue, Shampous, Shampout, Shampoud, Shampu, Shampou, Chempoux, Chempoo, Chempoue, Chempous, Chempout, Chempoud, Chempu, Chempou, Shempoux, Shempoo, Shempoue, Shempous, Shempout, Shempoud, Shempu, Shempou, Campoux, Campoo, Champoue and many more.
Early Notables of the Champoux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Champoux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Champou, son of Pierre and Geneviève Guillet, who married Thérèse Gélineau, daughter of François and Marguerite Mé.
Contemporary Notables of the name Champoux (post 1700)
- R. Aloise Champoux, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Muskegon County 1st District, 1956 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Claire Champoux, Montreal Lawyer