The Duhaime surname comes from an Old French word "hamel," which meant "homestead." It was likely first used as a name to describe someone who lived at a farm on the outskirts of a main village.
Early Origins of the Duhaime family
The surname Duhaime was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this distinguished family held a family seat
at Désert, Fougeroux, and St.-Etienne.
Early History of the Duhaime family
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Duhaime Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hamel, Hamell, Hamil, Hamill, Hammel, Hammell, Hammil, Hammill, Hamelin, Hamlin, du Hamel, du Hamell, duHamil, du Hamill, du Hammel, du Hammell, du Hammil and many more.
Early Notables of the Duhaime family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Jean-Baptiste (Du Hamel, Duhamel or du Hamel) (1624-1706), a notable French cleric and natural philosopher and the first secretary of the Academie Royale... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duhaime Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Duhaime family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Duhaime Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Glaudios Duhaime, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1903
- Dr. G. F. Duhaime, aged 45, who landed in America, in 1907
- William Duhaime, aged 36, who settled in America from Leipzig, Germany, in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Duhaime (post 1700)
- Richard DuHaime, American Republican Party politician from New Jersey, father of Mike
- Mike DuHaime (b. 1974), American Republican strategist, managing director at Mercury Public Affairs, LLC
- Éric Duhaime, Canadian journalist and author for the Journal de Montréal, and the National Post
- Greg Duhaime (1953-1992), Canadian three-time bronze medalist middle distance runner
- Yves Duhaime (b. 1939), Canadian politician in Quebec, Cabinet Member and Member of the National Assembly of Quebec