local origin, being derived from the name of the place where the original bearer lived or held land. The surname Doue is derived from the french "douhet," the word used to describe a stream. Thus, the bearer of the surname lived near a stream or small body of water. The surnames original meaning is "dweller in," or "man of" Douhet.
Early Origins of the Doue family
Brittany, where the family held their ancestral seat.
Early History of the Doue family
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Doue Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Douhet, Duhe, Doué, De Douet, De Douhet, Douit, Doius and many more.
Early Notables of the Doue family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Doue family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sebastien Douet who arrived in Quebec in 1657; Jean de Douhet de la Riviere de Lestrang who settled in Quebec in 1683; and James Duhe who settled in Baltimore in 1840..
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