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

Decourcelles Early Origins



The surname Decourcelles was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this distinguished family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Decourcelles Spelling Variations


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Decourcelles Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Courcelles, Courcelle, Courcele, Courceles, Courtcelles, Courtcelle, Courtcele, Courtceles, Courscelles, Courscelles, Courscele, Coursceles, Corcelles, Courcell, Courtcell, Coursolle, Coursel, de Courcelles and many more.

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Decourcelles Early History


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Decourcelles Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Decourcelles research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1439, 1514, 1600, 1700, 1586, 1659, 1626, 1698, 1665 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Decourcelles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Decourcelles Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Decourcelles Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Decourcelles 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:

Decourcelles Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Dufour DeCourcelles, who landed in Louisiana in 1718

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Decourcelles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Decourcelles 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 11 July 2014 at 14:05.

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