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Crevet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The proud French name Crevet was formed in Normandy when the family resided in Normandy, where the family was established in early times.

Early Origins of the Crevet family


The surname Crevet was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was established in early times.

Early History of the Crevet family


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Crevet Spelling Variations


Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations of this name, Crevet some of which are Crévier, Crevier, Crevet, Crevy, Crévy, Creveil and many more.

Early Notables of the Crevet family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Crevet family to the New World and Oceana


In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Crevet has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Crevet were Jean Crevier, who married Marguerite Hertel in Trois-Rivières in 1663; Jean-Baptiste Crevier, who married Charlotte Chorel in 1682 in New France.

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