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De flavelle Early Origins



The surname De flavelle was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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De flavelle Spelling Variations


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De flavelle Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name De flavelle were recorded, including Flamvill, Flamville, Flavell, Flavill, Flaville and many more.

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De flavelle Early History


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De flavelle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De flavelle research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1333, 1510, 1600, 1180, 1189, 1431, 1455, 1487, 1627 and 1691 are included under the topic Early De flavelle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De flavelle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De flavelle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early De flavelle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De flavelle In Ireland


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De flavelle In Ireland



Some of the De flavelle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the De flavelle family emigrate to North America: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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