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The surname Demoulin was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Moulin, Mouline, Moulines, Moulins, Moulinn, Moulinns, Moulinnes, de Moulin, van Moulin and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demoulin research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1786 and 1857 are included under the topic Early Demoulin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Demoulin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Moulins, who settled in Maryland in 1637; Ann Mullins, who settled in Maryland in 1663; Des Moulins, who settled in Quebec in 1665; Peter DuMoulin, who came to South Carolina in 1682.
The Demoulin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Demoulin 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 15 January 2016 at 14:07.