Melançon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Melançon family

The surname Melançon was first found in Brittany.

Early History of the Melançon family

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Melançon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Melanson, Melançon and others.

Early Notables of the Melançon family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Isaie Melançon, who was postmaster in Industry, Quebec in 1851; M.M.C. Melançon was president in Montreal...
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United States Melançon migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Melançon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ambroise Melançon married in Annapolis Acadie in 1705
  • Claude Melançon married in Annapolis Acadie in 1714
  • Marie Melancon, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763 [1]

Canada Melançon migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Melançon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Pierre Melançon, acadian, lived in Port Royal in 1671
Melançon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Ambroise Melancon, son of Charles and Marie, who married Françoise Bourg, daughter of Bernard and Françoise, in Port-Royal, Acadia on 20th November 1705 [2]
  • Paul Melancon, son of Pierre and Marie-Marguerite, who married Marie Terriot, daughter of Germain and Anne, in Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia on 8th November 1712 [2]
  • Pierre Melancon, son of Charles and Marie, who married Anne Granger, daughter of Laurent and Marie, in Port-Royal, Acadia on 7th November 1712 [2]
  • Jean Melancon, son of Charles and Marie, who married Madeleine Petitot, daughter of Denis and Marguerite, in Port-Royal, Acadia on 22nd January 1714 [2]
  • Marie Melançon married in Port Royal in 1733
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Melançon (post 1700) +

  • Charles Joseph "Charlie" Melançon (b. 1947), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana (2005-2011)
  • Meiling "Mei" Melançon (b. 1980), Philippine-born, American actress and former fashion model, known for her work on Rush Hour 2 (2001), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and Pathology (2008)
  • Mark David Melancon (b. 1985), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Gerard Melancon (b. 1967), American jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing having won his 3,000 race On April 19, 2007
  • Tucker L. Melancon (b. 1946), American judge
  • Larry J. Melancon (b. 1955), American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey
  • Richard Melancon, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1924 [3]
  • Glenn Melancon, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 2006, 2008 [3]
  • Charles J. Melancon (b. 1947), American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1987-93; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 2005- [3]
  • André Mélançon (b. 1944), French-Canadian, Canadian Film Award winning actor and director, known for La guerre des tuques (1984), Bach et bottine (1986) and Rafales (1990)
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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