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Multiple Origins for the Surname Council


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Council Early Origins



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.

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Council Spelling Variations


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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.

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Council Early History


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Council Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Council research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Council History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Council Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Council Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Council 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:

Council Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Council, on record in Philadelphia in 1845

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Contemporary Notables of the name Council (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Council (post 1700)



  • Floyd Council (1911-1976), American blues guitarist, mandolin player, and singer

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Council Historic Events


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Council Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Orlando F Council (b. 1965), American Private 1st Class from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    American War Memorials - Flight 1285. (Retrieved 2016, August 24) . Retrieved from http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=317&MemID=550

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Council Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ American War Memorials - Flight 1285. (Retrieved 2016, August 24) . Retrieved from http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=317&MemID=550

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Council Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Council 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.

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