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Where did the German Du hamel family come from? What is the German Du hamel family crest and coat of arms? When did the Du hamel family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Du hamel family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Duhamel, Duhamell and others.
First found in East Prussia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Du hamel research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Du hamel History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Du hamel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Du hamel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Francois Nicolas Duhamel, aged 22, landed in Louisiana in 1719
Du hamel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henry Duhamel, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1807
- Flavan Duhamel, who arrived in Massachussetts in 1820
- Denise Duhamel (b. 1961), American poet
- Joshua David "Josh" Duhamel (b. 1972), American actor and former fashion model
- Claire Duhamel (1925-2014), French film and stage actress
- Henri Duhamel (1853-1917), French mountaineer, author and skiing pioneer
- Antoine Duhamel (b. 1925), French composer, orchestra conductor and music teacher
- Miguel Duhamel (b. 1968), Canadian motorcycle racer, son of Yvon Duhamel
- Yvon Duhamel (b. 1939), French-Canadian professional motorcycle racer, inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame and the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999
- François Duhamel (b. 1984), French professional footballer
- Mathieu Duhamel (b. 1984), French footballer
- Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782), French physician, naval engineer and botanist
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The Du hamel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Du hamel 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.
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