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 Duplessy family originally derived its surname from the place-name Plessis, which was in Maine.
Early Origins of the Duplessy family
Early History of the Duplessy family
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Duplessy Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Duplessis, Duplesis, Duplessi, Du Plessis, Duplessy, Du Plessy and many more.
Early Notables of the Duplessy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Duplessy family to the New World and Oceana
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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