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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Jacquess.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name Jacquess is derived from the given name Jacob, which means heel.

Jacquess Early Origins



The surname Jacquess was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where they held a family seat at D'Acq, a village in the Pas de Calais in the arrondissement of d'Arras.

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Jacquess Spelling Variations


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Jacquess Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacques, Jacquess, Jacquesse, Jacque and others.

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Jacquess Early History


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Jacquess Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jacquess research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1664 is included under the topic Early Jacquess History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jacquess Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jacquess Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jacquess 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 or some of its variants were: Louis Jacques settled in Quebec in 1688 from Picardy; Henri Jacques settled in Quebec in 1738 from Brittany; William Jacque settled in Maryland in 1774.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jacquess (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jacquess (post 1700)



  • D. C. Jacquess, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868

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Jacquess Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. 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).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Jacquess Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jacquess 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 7 October 2015 at 13:49.

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