× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


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.

Champoux Early Origins



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.

Close

Champoux Spelling Variations


Expand

Champoux Spelling Variations



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.

Close

Champoux Early History


Expand

Champoux Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Champoux research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Champoux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Champoux Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Champoux Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Champoux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



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 Ménard, in 1716; Louis Champou who married Charlotte Crevier in 1732.

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Champoux (post 1700)


Expand

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
  • Claire Champoux, Montreal Lawyer

Close

Champoux Family Crest Products


Expand

Champoux Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Champoux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Champoux 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 22 April 2016 at 11:56.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest