The name Delabanville has a long French heritage that first began in the northern region of Normandy
. The name is derived from when the family lived in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Delabanville family
The surname Delabanville was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Early History of the Delabanville family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delabanville research.Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1096, 1463, 1641, 1666, 1818, 1823, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Delabanville History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Delabanville Spelling Variations
There were a great number of spelling variations
in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Banville, Banneville, De Banville, De Banneville and others.
Early Notables of the Delabanville family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Gaston-Robert Morin, marquis De Banville, born in 1818, who was a diplomat and politician. Having entered the diplomatic career, he was attaché to the ministry in 1835, then to the embassies of London, Vienna
, and Munich. Theodore de Banville... Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delabanville Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Delabanville family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Delabanville. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Delabanville were 62 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Jacques Banville, who married in Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec in 1747.