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Chicoyne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.

Early Origins of the Chicoyne family


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.

Early History of the Chicoyne family


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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.

Early Notables of the Chicoyne family (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...
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Migration of the Chicoyne family to the New World and Oceana


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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