Noble surnames, such as Courceles, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Courceles, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgogne. In France, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, and names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Courceles family originally derived its surname from the place named Courcelles, in the province of Bourgogne.
Early Origins of the Courceles family
The surname Courceles was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this distinguished family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Courceles family
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Courceles Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Courcelles, Courcelle, Courcele, Courceles, Courtcelles, Courtcelle, Courtcele, Courtceles, Courscelles, Courscelles, Courscele, Coursceles, Corcelles, Courcell, Courtcell, Coursolle, Coursel, de Courcelles and many more.
Early Notables of the Courceles family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Courceles family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Louis Courcel, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719; Peter Courcell, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1806; and Mary Catharine Coursol, who was naturalized in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1831. Jacques Coursol, married Marguerite-René.