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Dorval Early Origins



The surname Dorval was first found in Limousin.

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Dorval Spelling Variations


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Dorval Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dorval, Dorville, Dorvault, Dorvaux, Dorvilliers and others.

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Dorval Early History


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Dorval Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorval research. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1815, 1836, 1850, 1851, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Dorval History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dorval Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dorval Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Allan Dorval, a ballet master in Lonent. His wife Marie became a famous actress around 1800 and was well known in the Paris area for her talents. Madame Louise Dorval published many popular novels which had great success; P. Dorval, known under the name of Dorval-Valentino...

Another 126 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dorval 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:

Dorval Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Claude Dorval was married in 1651 in Quebec

Dorval Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Charles Dorval was married in 1712 in St-Pierre-Ile-D'Orleans, Quebec
  • Antoine Dorval was married in 1776 in Geneste, Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dorval (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dorval (post 1700)



  • Alain Dorval (b. 1946), French voice actor
  • Marie Dorval (1798-1849), talented French actress
  • Anne Dorval (b. 1960), Canadian actress
  • Napoleon Dorval, the third head coach of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team
  • Bernart Dorval, President and Chief of La Compagnie Laurentienne/Imperiale since 1990, who lives in Montreal

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Dorval Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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    The Dorval Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dorval 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 3 March 2014 at 15:52.

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