Early Origins of the Chauvet family
The surname Chauvet was first found in Britanny (French: Bretagne). Cited in early times are Renaud Chauveau, who was named bishop of Châlons in 1351, and Audouin Chauveron, who held an important position in Paris in 1381.
The Chauvel family in Normandy maintained nobility in 1666 and the Chauvels of Martinière in Blésois (English: Blois) and Maine gave a treasurer from France to Bourges in 1642. The Nouëttes branch of the family gave Jérôme, a prosecutor of the bourgeois of Rennes who was ennobled in 1606, and two councilors to the Parliament of Brittany in 1672. CITATION[CLOSE]
Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
Early History of the Chauvet family
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Chauvet 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.
Early Notables of the Chauvet family (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 Chauvet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Chauvet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chauvet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Mr. Jean Chauvet, (b. 1634), aged 22, French labourer travelling to Canada to work for Jacques Pepin arriving on 30th March 1656 CITATION[CLOSE]
Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
Chauvet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Andre Chauvet was married in Montreal in 1707
Contemporary Notables of the name Chauvet (post 1700)
- Claude Chauvet, publicist in Saint-Cloud
- Christine Chauvet, director of societies in Paris