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Noble surnames, such as Courcelle, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Courcelle, 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 Courcelle family originally derived its surname from the place named Courcelles, in the province of Bourgogne.

Courcelle Early Origins



The surname Courcelle 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.

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Courcelle Spelling Variations


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Courcelle Spelling Variations



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.

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Courcelle Early History


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Courcelle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Courcelle research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1439, 1514, 1600, 1700, 1586, 1659, 1626, 1698, 1665 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Courcelle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Courcelle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Courcelle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Courcelle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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-Renée Monteil in Verchères, Quebec in 1727.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Courcelle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Courcelle (post 1700)



  • Lara Courcelle, American film editor, known for her work in 22 Bullets (2010), Taxi 4 (2007) and The Big Picture
  • Justin Courcelle, Assistant Professor in the department of Biology at Mississippi State University

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Courcelle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Courcelle 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 11 July 2014 at 14:05.

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