Early Origins of the Malebranche family
The surname Malebranche was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where the family held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Malebranche family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malebranche research.Another 463 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1415, 1511, 1809, 1810, 1810, 1813, 1630, 1706, 1740, 1814, 1768, 1776, 1749, 1800, 1830, 1907, 1878, 1841 and 1893 are included under the topic Early Malebranche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Malebranche 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 Malebranche include Malo, Mallo, Malod, Mallod, Malot, Mallot, Malou, Mallou, Maloux, Malloux, Malon, Mallon, Malonne, Mallonne, Malée, Mallée, Mallee, Malet, Mallet, Malette, Mallette, Malouet and many more.
Early Notables of the Malebranche family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706), French cartographer and engineer; Pierre Victor Malouet (1740-1814), a French Baron
and politician, an administrator to the colonies (Santo Domingo, 1768-73... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Malebranche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Malebranche family to the New World and Oceana
Approximately 110 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. France gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. Migration to New France (Quebec) continued from France until it fell in 1759. In the year 1675 the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Malebranche has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Malebranche were Pierre Malet, who arrived in Montreal in 1660; Marie and Pierre Mallet, who settled in Virginia in 1700; Jean Baptiste Mallet, who settled in Louisiana in 1719.
Contemporary Notables of the name Malebranche (post 1700)
- Phillip Malebranche, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1988 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715), French philosopher