Brittany when the family resided in a valley. The name Desvaux is derived from the Old French word vallee, which means valley.
Early Origins of the Desvaux family
Brittany, where they held a family seat in the honor of the seigneurie of la Burie.
Early History of the Desvaux family
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Desvaux Spelling Variations
spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Lavalle, Lavallée, Lavallee, La Vallee, Levalle, Leval, Lavallière, Lavallier, Levallier, Lavallois, Levallois, Lavallet, Levallet, Lavalet, Levalet, Lavaley, Levaley, Lavalley, Levalley, Lavally, Levally, Lavallière, de Vallée, de Vallee and many more.
Early Notables of the Desvaux family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Desvaux family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Desvaux Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Desvaux (post 1700)
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