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The rich and ancient history of the Davion family name dates back to the time when France was immersed in the Dark Ages. This Breton name is derived from the popular given name David, which means beloved.

Davion Early Origins



The surname Davion was first found in Brittany, where this family was recorded in ancient times.

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Davion Spelling Variations


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Davion Spelling Variations



French surnames were subject to numerous spelling alterations depending on the region and time it was used. The early development of the French language relied heavily on borrowing elements and grammar from other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Davion is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include David, Davy, Davis, Daviaud, Davion, Daviot, Davioud, Davidou, Davin, Davinet, Davinroy, Davet, Davier and many more.

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Davion Early History


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Davion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Davion research. Another 465 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1354, 1427, 1535, 1380, 1670, 1441, 1668, 1672, 1696, 1400, 1672, 1696, 1460, 1523, 1510 and 1579 are included under the topic Early Davion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Davion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Davion Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Davion Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Davion Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Catherine Davion was married in 1736 in Charlesbourg, Quebec

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Davion Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Davion Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Davion Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 December 2013 at 07:29.

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