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The Gauvin surname comes from the Old French personal name Gauvin.

Gauvin Early Origins



The surname Gauvin was first found in Brittany.

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Gauvin Spelling Variations


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Gauvin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gauvain, Gavain, Gavin, Gauvin, Gauvent, du Gauvin, de Gauvin, Du Gauvin, Du Gauvain, Des Gauvain, Des Gauvin and many more.

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Gauvin Early History


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Gauvin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gauvin research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gauvin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gauvin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gauvin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gauvin 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gauvin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Gauvin settled in Louisiana in 1755

Gauvin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Gauvin landed in New York in 1820

Gauvin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Gauvin who arrived in Quebec in 1662

Gauvin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Antoine Gauvin arrived in Quebec in 1761

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gauvin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gauvin (post 1700)



  • Anthony Gauvin (b. 1973), retired French footballer and current coach who played from 1991 to 2010 and coaches Fontenay-le-Comte
  • Marshall J. Gauvin (1881-1978), Canadian author and speaker in the Freethought movement
  • Karina Gauvin (b. 1966), Canadian Juno Award and Virginia Parker Prize winning soprano, best known for her interpretation of Baroque music
  • Michel Gauvin, Canadian diplomat, Canadian Ambassador to Viet Nam
  • William-Henry Gauvin CC FRSC (1913-1994), Canadian chemical engineer, Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Honorary Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

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Gauvin Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Gauvin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gauvin 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 8 December 2016 at 10:32.

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