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Chauvel Early Origins



The surname Chauvel was first found in Britanny (Bretagne).

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Chauvel Spelling Variations


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Chauvel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chauve, Chauveau, Chauvet, Choveau, Chovel, Chauvelin, Chauvelet, Chauvelon, Chauvelot, Chauvin, Chauvineau, Chovin, Chouvin, Chauvet, Chauvette, Chovet, Chouvet, Chauvard, Chauvaux, Chauvat, Chauvois, Chauvard, Chauvenet, Chauvillion, Chauvier, Chauveron, Chauvron and many more.

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Chauvel Early History


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Chauvel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chauvel research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1351, 1381, 1560, 1580, 1613, 1714, 1766, 1778, 1831, 1832, 1838, 1850, 1880, and 1893 are included under the topic Early Chauvel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chauvel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chauvel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was Urbain Chauveton, an evangelist in 1560; Antoine Chauveau was caretaker of the Abbey of S. Gervais, Paris in 1580; Francois Chauveau was a painter, drawer, and engraver in Paris in 1613; François Chauveau (1613-1676), a French painter and engraver; Henri-Philippe abbey of Chauvelin...

Another 141 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chauvel 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: 250 individuals of the lineage who arrived in Canada from France between 1600 and 1900. Among them were Charles Chauvin, who married in Montreal in 1663.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chauvel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chauvel (post 1700)



  • François Pierre Alexandre Chauvel, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Louis Chauvel (b. 1967), French sociologist and professor
  • Patrick Chauvel (b. 1949), French-born independent war photographer, Laureate of the World Press Photo Prize in 1995
  • Elsa Chauvel OBE (1898-1983), born Elsie May Wilcox, an Australian filmmaker and actress, wife of Charles Edward Chauvel
  • Charles Pierre Chauvel (b. 1969), former New Zealand politician who serves with the United Nations Development Programme
  • Charles Edward Chauvel OBE (1897-1959), Australian filmmaker, best known for making the films Forty Thousand Horsemen in 1940 and Jedda in 1955, nephew of Sir Harry Chauvel
  • General Sir Henry George Chauvel GCMG KCB (1865-1945), Australian senior officer of the Australian Imperial Force who fought at Gallipoli

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    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. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Chauvel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chauvel 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 11:15.

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