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Noble surnames, such as De charme, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name De charme, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Orleans. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The De charme family originally derived its surname from the place-name Le Charme, a parish in Orleans.

De charme Early Origins



The surname De charme was first found in Orléanais, where the family was established in Le Charme, a parish in the department of Loiret, in the district of Montarges.

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De charme Spelling Variations


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De charme Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducharme, Decharme, Ducharne, Ducarme, Ducarne, Charme, Charmes, Charne, Charnes, Carme, Charmet, Charmay, Charmey, Charmoy, Carmoy, Carnoy, Charmil, Charmeil, Charmot, Charman, Charmon, Charmillon, Charmy and many more.

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De charme Early History


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De charme Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De charme research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1679 and 1690 are included under the topic Early De charme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De charme Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De charme Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Ducharme, who arrived in Montreal in 1661; Benjamin Charme, who came to Virginia sometime between 1663 and 1679; Catherine Ducharme, who came to Quebec in 1671.

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Contemporary Notables of the name De charme (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De charme (post 1700)



  • Major-General Pierre-Nicolas-Louis Decharme (1881-1956), French General Officer Commanding 35th Infantry Division (1939-1940) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Pierre-Nicolas-Louis Decharme. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Decharme/Pierre-Nicolas-Louis/France.html

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Citations



  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Pierre-Nicolas-Louis Decharme. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Decharme/Pierre-Nicolas-Louis/France.html

Other References

  1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The De charme Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De charme 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 3 October 2011 at 15:59.

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