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The Medieval culture once found in the northwestern region of France known as Brittany is the soil from which the many generations of the Duchatelain family have grown. The name Duchatelain was given to a member of the family who was a governor or steward of a castle having derived from the Old French word "castelain," which referred to some of that profession.

Early Origins of the Duchatelain family


The surname Duchatelain was first found in Brittany, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Early History of the Duchatelain family

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Early History of the Duchatelain family


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Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1403, 1475, 1500, 1829, and 1848 are included under the topic Early Duchatelain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duchatelain Spelling Variations

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Duchatelain Spelling Variations


French surnames were subject to numerous spelling alterations depending on the region and time it was used. The early development of the French language relied heavily on borrowing elements and grammar from other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Duchatelain is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Chatelain, Chatelaine, Chatellain, Chatellaine, Chattelain, Chattelaine, Chattellain, Chattellaine, Chatelains, Chatelaines, de Chatelain, du Chatelain, Châtelain, Châtelaine, Châtellain, Châtellaine, Châtelains, Châtelaines, Chastelain, Castelain and many more.

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Early Notables of the Duchatelain family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Duchatelain family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Duchatelain family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Duchatelain family to the New World and Oceana


In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Duchatelain has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Duchatelain were P.H. Chatelain settled in New Orleans in 1822; Antoine Chatelaine settled in Quebec in 1750 from Champagne; Francois Chatelaine settled in Quebec in 1722 from Ile-de-France..

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