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Early Origins of the Courville family

The surname Courville was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie.)

Early History of the Courville family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Courville research. Another 43 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1644, 1649, 1661, 1795, 1816, 1819, 1822, 1840, 1842, 1846 and 1880 are included under the topic Early Courville History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Courville Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Courval, De Courval, Courtray, Courtry, Courtéjouls, Courty, Courville and many more.

Early Notables of the Courville family

Notable amongst the family name at this period was

  • Charles Christophe de Mazencourt, viscount of Courval, Governor of Mayence in 1644 and camp Marshall in 1649. Anne de Fromontières, baroness of Courville, was a Calvinist in 1617
  • Francois-Arnaud De Courville was Provençal of France in 1661
  • Alfred-Joseph-Bernard of Courville was a general in Vitre in 1816

Courville Ranking

In the United States, the name Courville is the 11,725th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Courville migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Courville Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Francoise Courville married in America in 1713

Canada Courville migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Courville Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jean-Charles Courville married in 1681 in Quebec
Courville Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Francois Courville married in 1740 in Becanson, Quebec

Contemporary Notables of the name Courville (post 1700) +

  • Donovan Courville, American biochemistry professor
  • Cindy L Courville, American Ambassador to the African Union
  • Joachim Thibault de Courville (d. 1581), French composer, singer, lutenist, and player of the lyre, of the late Renaissance
  • Serge Courville, professor in the department of Geology at the University of Laval, in Quebec
  • Leon Courville, Senior Executive and Vice-President of Corporate Affairs for the National Bank of Canada since 1990
  • Larry Courville (b. 1975), Canadian professional ice hockey player


  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/


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