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Noble surnames, such as Duplechin, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Duplechin, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Maine. 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 Duplechin family originally derived its surname from the place-name Plessis, which was in Maine.

Duplechin Early Origins



The surname Duplechin was first found in Maine.

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Duplechin Spelling Variations


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Duplechin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Duplessis, Duplesis, Duplessi, Du Plessis, Duplessy, Du Plessy and many more.

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Duplechin Early History


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Duplechin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duplechin research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1355, 1549, 1554, 1586, 1605, 1627, 1630, 1690, 1694, 1725, 1699, 1774, 1735, 1740, 1750, 1766, 1680, 1732, 1663, 1741, 1727 and 1733 are included under the topic Early Duplechin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duplechin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duplechin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Philippe Du Plessis-Mornay, lord of Plessis-Marly and a diplomat around 1549; Bertrand Du Plessis was councilor at the cour-des-aides of Perigueux in 1554; Jacques Du Plessis was bishop of Lucon in 1586; Suzanne de Bruc was marquise of Du Plessis in 1605 and...

Another 154 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duplechin 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 or some of its variants were: 160 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Anne Duplessis married in 1665 in Quebec.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duplechin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duplechin (post 1700)



  • Lancaster Duplechin, American actor, best known for his work on Frat House Muscial (2012)

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Duplechin Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Duplechin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duplechin 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 7 May 2015 at 08:15.

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