Noble surnames, such as Devichy, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Devichy, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgoine. In France, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Devichy family originally lived in Vichy, in the province of Bourgoigne.
Early Origins of the Devichy family
The surname Devichy was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Devichy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Devichy research.Another 539 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1371, 1421, 1567, 1642, 1644, 1728, and 1759 are included under the topic Early Devichy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Devichy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Vichy, Vichie, Vichies, Vichey, Vicheys, Vichye, Vichyes, Vichee, Vichees, Vichet, de Vichy and many more.
Early Notables of the Devichy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Devichy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ulic Vichie settled in Louisiana in 1721.