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The Duchateau surname is derived from the same roots as the French word "château," meaning castle.

Duchateau Early Origins



The surname Duchateau was first found in Artois, a former province of northern France where this illustrious family held a family seat with lands and manor for many centuries.

Chastel, Haute-Loire, is in the Haute-Loire department; Chastel, Haute-Loire, is in the Haute-Loire department; Chastel-Arnaud, is in the Drôme department; Chastel-Nouvel, is in the Lozère department; and Chastel-sur-Murat, is in the Cantal department.

Guigo I also known as Guigues du Chastel, Guigo de Castro and Guigo of Saint-Romain, (1083-1136), was a Carthusian monk and the 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse monastery in the 12th century.

Tanneguy III du Chastel (or Tanguy du Châtel) (1369-1449) was a French military leader of the Hundred Years' War. he was so well regarded the King Louis XI had him buried at the Basilique Notre-Dame de Cléry-Saint-André (Loiret), where Louis XI himself was later buried in 1483.


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Duchateau Spelling Variations


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Duchateau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castel, Castet, Castets, Castex, Castelli, Ducastel, Delcastel and many more.

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Duchateau Early History


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Duchateau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duchateau research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1618, 1712, 1644, 1681, 1616, 1694, 1635 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Duchateau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duchateau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duchateau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duchateau 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:

Duchateau Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lena DuChateau, aged 10, who emigrated to America, in 1904
  • Henry Duchateau, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Wignehies, France, in 1908
  • Albert Duchateau, aged 2, who settled in America from Fournies, France, in 1908
  • Emile Duchateau, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Wignehies, France, in 1908
  • Marie Duchateau, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Fournies, France, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duchateau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duchateau (post 1700)



  • Eugene “Gene” DuChateau (b. 1954), retired American soccer goalkeeper
  • André-Paul Duchâteau (b. 1925), Belgian comics writer and mystery novelist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Duchateau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duchateau 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 28 August 2017 at 09:13.

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