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Drillet Early Origins



The surname Drillet was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Drillet Spelling Variations


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Drillet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drille, Drillet, Drulle, Drulley, Trille, Trillo, Treille, Trelle and many more.

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Drillet Early History


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Drillet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drillet research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drillet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drillet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drillet Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catherine Trelle, who came to Montreal in 1654; Franz Trelle, who came to New York, NY in 1848; Elizabeth Drille, who arrived in New York in 1858; and John Drulle, who came to New York sometime between 1859 and 1860..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Drillet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drillet 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 4 March 2014 at 09:51.

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