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The ancestral home of the Orèle family is the French region of Auvergne. Orèle was a name for someone who lived in the province of Auvergne, in south central France. Their name is derived from the Viscountcy of Aurelle in that province.

Orèle Early Origins



The surname Orèle was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Orèle Spelling Variations


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Orèle Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Orèle include Aurelle, Aurèle, Aurrèle, Aurrelle, Orelle, Orèle, Orrèle, Orrelle, Haurelle, Haurèle, Haurrelle, Horelle, Horèle, Horrelle, Aurel, Aurrelle, Aurrèle, L'Aurelle, L'Aurèle, L'Aurrèle, L'Aurrelle, D'Aurelle, D'Aurèle, D'Aurrèle and many more.

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Orèle Early History


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Orèle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orèle research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1448 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Orèle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orèle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orèle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orèle 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



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Orèle has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Orèle were Francis Horell, aged 14; settled in Philadelphia in 1775.

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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. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Orèle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orèle 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 15 October 2014 at 11:13.

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