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The prestigious surname Chicoyne comes from the majestic region of Dauphiné, in France. Chicoyne is a topographic surname, a form of hereditary surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came.

Chicoyne Early Origins



The surname Chicoyne was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this eminent family was anciently seated.

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Chicoyne Spelling Variations


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Chicoyne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chicoine, Chicoyne, Chicoineau, Chicoyneau, Chicoinot, Chicoynot, Chicoinaud, Chicoynaud, Chicoinaut, Chicoynaut, Chicoinaux, Chicoynaux, Chicoinas, Chicoynas, Chicoinard, Chicoynard, Chicoinet and many more.

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Chicoyne Early History


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Chicoyne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chicoyne research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1693, 1731, 1776, 1794, 1881, 1834, 1887, 1899 and 1920 are included under the topic Early Chicoyne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chicoyne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chicoyne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean-Baptiste-Absinthe Chicoyneau (1794-1881), Baron of La Valette, and Joseph-Octave Chicoyneau, baron of La Valette, the son of the former and of Camille Dubois de Villiers...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chicoyne 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 were:

Chicoyne Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Chicoyne, who landed in Montreal in 1663

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Chicoyne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chicoyne 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 18 July 2014 at 13:34.

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