Languedoc. It is derived from the family living in the parish of l'Isle, in Languedoc. The name D'isle translates as of l'Isle, or of the island.
Early Origins of the D'isle family
Languedoc, where this family was established in early times.
Early History of the D'isle family
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D'isle Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name D'isle, some of which include Delisle, Delile, Delille, de l'Isle, d'Isle and many more.
Early Notables of the D'isle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the D'isle family to the New World and Oceana
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name D'isle were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name D'isle were Jacques Delisle, who settled in Quebec, where he married Marie-Louise Girard in 1738; François Delisle, who settled in Louisiana in 1756; Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Delisle, who settled in Saint-Villier, where he married Marie-Josette Bonnet in 1760.
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