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Noble surnames, such as Duplesis, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Duplesis, 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 Duplesis family originally derived its surname from the place-name Plessis, which was in Maine.

Duplesis Early Origins



The surname Duplesis was first found in Maine.

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Duplesis Spelling Variations


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Duplesis Spelling Variations



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

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Duplesis Early History


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Duplesis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duplesis 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 Duplesis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duplesis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duplesis 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 Duplesis 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:

Duplesis Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Duplesis worked in Point-du-Lac, Quebec, in 1861

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Duplesis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duplesis 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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