The surname Council was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Important Dates for the Council family
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Council Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Conseil, Conceyl, Consseil, Consiel, Conseile, Conseille, Conseiles, Conceil, Consul, Conceal and many more.
Early Notables of the Council family (pre 1700)
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Council migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Council Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Council Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Joseph Council, on record in Philadelphia in 1845
Contemporary Notables of the name Council (post 1700)
Floyd Council (1911-1976), American blues guitarist, mandolin player, and singer
Historic Events for the Council family
Arrow Air Flight 1285
Mr. Orlando F Council (b. 1965), American Private 1st Class from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA who died in the crash