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Courcelle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Courcelle family

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.

Early History of the Courcelle family

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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.

Early Notables of the Courcelle family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Courcelle 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.

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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