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Clavel Early Origins



The surname Clavel was first found in Dorset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 11th century when they held lands in that shire.

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Clavel Spelling Variations


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Clavel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Clavill, Clavell, Claville, Clavile, Clefell, Clafell, Clafile, Clavall, Claville, Clafall, Clavel, Clevell, Cleville, Clevill and many more.

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Clavel Early History


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Clavel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clavel research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1218, 1296, 1327, 1510, 1600, 1451, 1166, 1539, 1455, 1487, 1632 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Clavel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clavel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clavel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Clavel 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:

Clavel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • François Clavel, who married Marie-Madeleine Vermet in 1762

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clavel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clavel (post 1700)



  • Pierre Clavel, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Dr. Pierre Clavel, Veterinarian, Québec
  • Jean Clavel, engineer, Versailles
  • Jean-Claude Clavel, agricultural engineer, Paris
  • Michel Clavel, physician, Lyon
  • Jacques Clavel, Lawyer, Paris
  • Bertrand Clavel, Physician, Paris

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Clavel Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Clavel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clavel 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 September 2013 at 15:24.

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