The name D'adane has a long French heritage that first began in the southern region of
. The name is derived from when the family lived in Languedoc.
from ancient times.
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One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name D'adane include Adam, Adame, Adan, Addam, Addame, Addan, Adane, Addane, D'Adam, D'Adame, D'Adan, D'Addam, D'Addame, D'Addan, D'Adane, D'Addane, Adant, Adante, Adent, Adans, Adan, Adent, Aden, Adens, Addant, Addante, Addent, Addans, Addan, Addent, Adden, Addens, Adente and many more.
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 D'adane 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 D'adane were Caspar Adam settled in Philadelphia in 1773; Carel Adam settled in Philadelphia in 1739; George Adam settled in New Orleans in 1820; Jean Adam settled in New York in 1774.