local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. 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.
Early Origins of the Chavanne family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Chavanne family
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Chavanne Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Chavot, Chavo, Chavaux, Chaveau, Chaveaux, Cheval, Chevau, Chevaux, Cheveau, Cheveaux, Queval, Quéval, Chaval, Chevet, Chevé, Chevée, Chever, Schavot, Schavo, Schaval and many more.
Early Notables of the Chavanne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chavanne family to the New World and Oceana
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Chavanne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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