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The prestigious surname Delphin comes from the majestic region of Dauphiné, in France. Delphin is a topographic surname, a form of hereditary surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came.

Delphin Early Origins



The surname Delphin was first found in Dauphine.

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Delphin Spelling Variations


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Delphin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dauphin, Dauphinais, Dauphin, Delphin, Dalphin and many more.

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Delphin Early History


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Delphin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delphin research. More information is included under the topic Early Delphin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delphin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delphin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Charles-Claude Dauphin, who was a painter in Lorraine during the seventeenth century. His masters were his father, Olivier Dauphin, a painter and engraver, and Simon Vouet. He established himself in Italy and became court attaché to the duke of Savoy. Barthelemy-Victor Dauphin, born...

Another 139 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delphin 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 or some of its variants were: 220 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Etienne Dauphin was married in 1665 in Quebec.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Delphin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delphin (post 1700)



  • Mark A. Delphin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2000 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

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  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Delphin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delphin 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 22 October 2015 at 09:44.

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