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.
Early Origins of the Jacquess family
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.
Early History of the Jacquess family
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Jacquess Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jacques, Jacquess, Jacquesse, Jacque and others.
Early Notables of the Jacquess family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jacquess family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Jacquess (post 1700)
- D. C. Jacquess, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html