The surname Dorvillier was first found in Limousin.
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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 Dorvillier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 160 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, records show that Claude Dorval was married in 1651 in Quebec.