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The ancestral home of the Orčle family is the French region of Auvergne. Orčle 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.

Orčle Early Origins



The surname Orčle 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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Orčle Spelling Variations


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Orčle 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 Orčle include Aurelle, Aurčle, Aurrčle, Aurrelle, Orelle, Orčle, Orrčle, Orrelle, Haurelle, Haurčle, Haurrelle, Horelle, Horčle, Horrelle, Aurel, Aurrelle, Aurrčle, L'Aurelle, L'Aurčle, L'Aurrčle, L'Aurrelle, D'Aurelle, D'Aurčle, D'Aurrčle and many more.

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Orčle Early History


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Orčle Early History



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

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Orčle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orčle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Orčle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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 Orčle 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 Orčle were Francis Horell, aged 14; settled in Philadelphia in 1775.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Orčle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orčle 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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