De vall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the De vall family

The surname De vall was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history prevailed after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was one of many recruited by Henry 1st into England. The family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that county. They were from Deville or Davidville in Neufchatel in Normandy.

Important Dates for the De vall family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De vall research. Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1107, 1603, 1650, 1683, 1713, 1877, and 1883 are included under the topic Early De vall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

De vall Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Daivile, Daiville, Darville, Daivilla, Darvall, Darvill, Davell, Davall, Dovalle, De Vall, d'Vall, Deyville, Deville, Devill, Devil, Deyville and many more.

Early Notables of the De vall family (pre 1700)

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De vall migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De vall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jon Devall, who arrived in Virginia in 1642 [1]
  • John Devall, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name De vall (post 1700)

  • Mrs. Charles K. DeVall, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952 [2]
  • Devall Payne, American politician, Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1824 [3]

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from
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