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Noble surnames, such as Ducharme, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Ducharme, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Orleans. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Ducharme family originally derived its surname from the place-name Le Charme, a parish in Orleans.

Ducharme Early Origins



The surname Ducharme was first found in Orléanais, where the family was established in Le Charme, a parish in the department of Loiret, in the district of Montarges.

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Ducharme Spelling Variations


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Ducharme Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducharme, Decharme, Ducharne, Ducarme, Ducarne, Charme, Charmes, Charne, Charnes, Carme, Charmet, Charmay, Charmey, Charmoy, Carmoy, Carnoy, Charmil, Charmeil, Charmot, Charman, Charmon, Charmillon, Charmy and many more.

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Ducharme Early History


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Ducharme Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ducharme research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1679 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Ducharme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ducharme Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ducharme Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ducharme 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:

Ducharme Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Fiacre Ducharme (1623-1677), who was the son of Toussaint Ducharme and of Jacqueline De Roy, who lived in Paris

Ducharme Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alice H. Du Charme, aged 60, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Julie Du Charme, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Raymond du Charme, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1913

Ducharme Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Fiacre Ducharme, who arrived in Montreal in 1653
  • Pierre Ducharme, who arrived in Montreal in 1661
  • Catherine Ducharme, who came to Quebec in 1671

Ducharme Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean Ducharme, who married Marie-Jeanne Trotier in Lachine, Quebec in 1723

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ducharme (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ducharme (post 1700)



  • Yves Ducharme (b. 1958), French-Canadian politician from Quebec
  • Romulus Ducharme (1886-1976), French-Canadian politician from Quebec
  • Réjean Ducharme (b. 1941), Canadian novelist and playwright, winner of the 1982 Governor General's Award for Drama
  • Raymond Ducharme Morand (1887-1952), Canadian politician from Ontario
  • Moira Leiper Ducharme, Canadian politician, first female mayor of Halifax, Nova Scotia (1991 to 1994)
  • Jean-Marie Ducharme (1723-1807), French-Canadian fur trader and politician
  • Gerry Ducharme (b. 1939), Canadian politician from Manitoba
  • Dominique Ducharme (1765-1853), French-Canadian fur trader and militia officer
  • Denis Archie Ducharme (b. 1955), Canadian politician from Alberta
  • Annette Ducharme, Canadian musician and songwriter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Ducharme Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ducharme 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 19 September 2014 at 05:29.

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