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The Duhameau 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.

Duhameau Early Origins



The surname Duhameau 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.

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Duhameau Early History


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Duhameau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duhameau research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1700, 1762, 1782, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Duhameau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duhameau Spelling Variations


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Duhameau Spelling Variations



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.

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Duhameau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duhameau Early Notables (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...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles, François, and Jean Hamel, who arrived in Quebec in 1656 from Normandy; Christopher Hamel settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1764.

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