Delphy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Delphy family
The surname Delphy was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Rhone and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Delphy family
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Delphy Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: d'Auvergne, Auvergne, Auvern, Davern, Dauvern, Davergne, d'Avern and many more.
Early Notables of the Delphy family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Edward D'Auverne (1660-1737), military historian, belonged to the Jersey branch of the D'Auvergne family, claiming descent from a cadet of the house of the last reigning Duke of Bouillon. He was son of Philip d'Auvergne of Jersey, and born in that island. In 1691 he was chaplain to the Scots guards, and...
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Migration of the Delphy family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.
Contemporary Notables of the name Delphy (post 1700) +
- Chester Delphy, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964 
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