Delaunay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Delaunay family

The surname Delaunay was first found in London 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 city.

Early History of the Delaunay family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delaunay research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1463, 1455, 1487, 1664, 1584, 1654, 1608, 1610, 1565, 1659, 1565, 1659, 1728, 1543, 1600, 1543, 1585, 1172 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Delaunay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delaunay Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Delawny, Delauney, De Laune, De Lune, Delaune, Delorney, Dalorney, Deloney, Delony, De Lawny and many more.

Early Notables of the Delaunay family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Paul Delaune (c.1584-c.1654), an English physician, Gresham Professor of Physic during the Interregnum, graduated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1608.) William Delaune (d. 1610), was a French divine and physician, was a native of France, where he became a Protestant minister. His son, Gideon Delaune or Delawne (1565?-1659), was an English apothecary, eldest son of William Delaune, a French Protestant pastor, was born at Rheims...
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Delaunay Ranking

In France, the name Delaunay is the 250th most popular surname with an estimated 14,714 people with that name. [1]

Ireland Migration of the Delaunay family to Ireland

Some of the Delaunay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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United States Delaunay migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delaunay Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ffrancois DeLaunay, who arrived in Virginia in 1700 [2]
  • Francois DeLaunay, who landed in Virginia in 1700 [2]
  • Lavfue DeLaunay, who landed in Virginia in 1700 [2]
  • Francois DeLaunay, who settled in Virginia in 1700
  • Pierre Delaunay, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [2]
Delaunay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Delaunay, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1806
  • Alexandre Delaunay, who was naturalized in the Marine Court, New York City in 1834

Canada Delaunay migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delaunay Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Claude Delaunay, who landed in Canada in 1669
Delaunay Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jean Delaunay, who arrived in Canada in 1714

Contemporary Notables of the name Delaunay (post 1700) +

  • Alfonso DeLaunay, American politician, Mayor of Tampa, Florida, 1856-57 [3]
  • Jacques Charles René Delaunay, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]
  • Sonia Terk Delaunay (1885-1979), French painter
  • Robert Delaunay (1885-1941), French painter
  • Emanuel Delaunay (1755-1812), French Comte d'Antraigues and politician


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 26) Jacques Delaunay. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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