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The majestic region of Picardy in France was the place of origin of the prestigious surname Des champs. Des champs is a topographic surname, which is a form of hereditary surname, and was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. The surname Des champs is derived from the Old French word "champ," which means field, and literally means "of the fields."

Des champs Early Origins



The surname Des champs was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family was first established, and expanded to become one of the more notable names in the region.

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Des champs Spelling Variations


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Des champs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Deschamps, Deschamp, DesChamps, DesChamp, Descamps, Descamp, DesCamps, DesCamp, Dechamps, Dechamp, DeChamps, DeChamp, des Champs, Deschemps, Duchamps, Duchamp, DuChamps, DuChamp, Déchamps, Déchamp, Deschams, de Champs, de Champ, Le Champ, Delachamps, Dechant, Deschemps, Deschemp, Déchemps, Déchemp, Deschems, Décham, Le Champ, Les Champs, Le Camp, de Camp, Descamp, Descampes, Le Campes, de Campes, Champs, Champ, Champlain, Champlaine and many more.

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Des champs Early History


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Des champs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Des champs research. Another 797 words (57 lines of text) covering the years 1258, 1346, 1406, 1450, 1567, 1574, 1608, 1619, 1683, 1715, 1791, 1800, 1861, 1869, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Des champs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Des champs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Des champs Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this period was Samuel de Champlain, born in Saintonge in 1567, who was sent to the New World by King Henry IV, discovered Canada, then known as "la Nouvelle-France", and founded Quebec City in 1608; Eustache Deschamps (1340-1406), medieval French poet, received lessons in versification...

Another 164 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Des champs 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 were:

Des champs Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Issac Broussard DesChamps, who settled in New York in 1668
  • Isaac Broussard DesChamps, who landed in New York, NY in 1668 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Des champs Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Deschamps, aged 40, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Philippe Deschamps, 45, who settled in Louisiana in 1719 with his wife Claudine
  • Blanche Deschamps, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Frosine Deschamps, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Des champs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antoine Deschamps, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Miss Deschamps, who settled in New Orleans in 1822
  • Antoine Deschamps, who settled in Philadelphia in 1852

Des champs Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Deschamps, who arrived in Canada in 1642
  • Toussaint Deschamps, who landed in Montreal in 1653

Des champs Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Isaac Deschamps, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Isaac Deschamps, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1760
  • Isaac Deschamps, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1761

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Contemporary Notables of the name Des champs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Des champs (post 1700)



  • William Green DesChamps Jr. (b. 1917), American politician, Mayor of Bishopville, South Carolina, 1958; Member of South Carolina State Senate, 1963-68 (Lee County 1963-66, 8th District 1967-68) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) William DesChamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gaspard William Deschamps Jr., American Republican politician, Montana Republican State Chair, 2012; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Gaspard Deschamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dusty Deschamps, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1998 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Dusty Deschamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Betty Deschamps, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Betty Deschamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jérôme Deschamps (b. 1947), French actor, director and opera manager
  • Hubert Deschamps (1923-1998), French actor
  • Gérard Deschamps (b. 1937), French contemporary artist
  • Émile de Saint-Amand Deschamps (1791-1871), French poet
  • Didier Claude Deschamps (b. 1968), retired French footballer and current manager of France
  • Jean-Pierre Deschamps (b. 1941), French physician and general manager of the Centre de Médecine Préventive in the French city of Nancy, where he also held the position of town councilor from 1970 to 1975
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) William DesChamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Gaspard Deschamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Dusty Deschamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Betty Deschamps. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  11. ...

The Des champs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Des champs 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.

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