Limousin. It was derived from the ancient personal name George, which was borne by the popular Saint. It is ultimately Greek in origin and translates as tiller of the soil or farmer.
Early Origins of the Dusaint'george family
Limousin, where the family has been traced to the early ages.
Early History of the Dusaint'george family
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Dusaint'george Spelling Variations
local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Dusaint'george is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Saint-Georges, Saint-George, de Saint-George, du Saint-George and many more.
Early Notables of the Dusaint'george family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dusaint'george family to the New World and Oceana
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Dusaint'george were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Dusaint'george were Charles Saint-George settled in Philadelphia in 1836.
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