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The majestic region of Picardy in France was the place of origin of the prestigious surname Duchamp. Duchamp is a topographic surname, which is a form of hereditary surname, and was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. The surname Duchamp is derived from the Old French word "champ," which means field, and literally means "of the fields."

Duchamp Early Origins



The surname Duchamp was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family was first established, and expanded to become one of the more notable names in the region.

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Duchamp Spelling Variations


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Duchamp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Deschamps, Deschamp, DesChamps, DesChamp, Descamps, Descamp, DesCamps, DesCamp, Dechamps, Dechamp, DeChamps, DeChamp, des Champs, Deschemps, Duchamps, Duchamp, DuChamps, DuChamp, Déchamps, Déchamp, Deschams, de Champs, de Champ, Le Champ, Delachamps, Dechant, Deschemps, Deschemp, Déchemps, Déchemp, Deschems, Décham, Le Champ, Les Champs, Le Camp, de Camp, Descamp, Descampes, Le Campes, de Campes, Champs, Champ, Champlain, Champlaine and many more.

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Duchamp Early History


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Duchamp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duchamp research. Another 797 words (57 lines of text) covering the years 1258, 1346, 1406, 1450, 1567, 1574, 1608, 1619, 1683, 1715, 1791, 1800, 1861, 1869, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Duchamp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duchamp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duchamp Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this period was Samuel de Champlain, born in Saintonge in 1567, who was sent to the New World by King Henry IV, discovered Canada, then known as "la Nouvelle-France", and founded Quebec City in 1608; Eustache Deschamps (1340-1406), medieval French poet, received lessons in versification...

Another 164 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duchamp 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:

Duchamp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John B Duchamp, who landed in New York in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duchamp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duchamp (post 1700)



  • L. Timmel Duchamp, American author of science fiction
  • Alexina "Teeny" Duchamp (1906-1995), born Alexina Sattler, American-born wife of Pierre Matisse, daughter-in-law of artist Henri Matisse, and second wife of artist Marcel Duchamp
  • Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), French-born, American painter and illustrator
  • Pierre-Maurice-Raymond Duchamp (1876-1918), birth name of Raymond Duchamp-Villon, French sculptor
  • Gaston Duchamp (1875-1963), original name of Jacques Villon, the French painter

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. 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 Duchamp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duchamp 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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