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Multiple Origins for the Surname Marchand


French


The origins the old family name Marchand can be found within medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Marchand family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Marchand was an occupational name for a merchant or trader.

Marchand Early Origins



The surname Marchand was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Marchand Spelling Variations


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Marchand Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marchand, Marchond, Marchonde, Marchont, Marchent, Marchamp, Marchant, Merchamp and many more.

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Marchand Early History


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Marchand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marchand research. Another 347 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1287, 1470, 1600, 1634, 1768, 1600 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Marchand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marchand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marchand Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was the Honourable Mamert, Chief Auditor in 1600; and Jean Baptiste Louis DeCourtel Marchand (died 1722) was a French soldier who was commanding...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marchand 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:

Marchand Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henri Marchand, who landed in Long Island in 1685

Marchand Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hiacinthe Marchand, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724
  • Jean Marchand, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718-1724
  • Marie Marchand, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Charles Marchand, aged 23, settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Marie Marchand settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Marchand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rene Marchand settled in New Orleans La. in 1823
  • Joseph Marchand, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1834
  • Joachim Marchand, who landed in New York in 1847

Marchand Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Catherine Marchand, who landed in Montreal in 1659
  • Francois Marchand, who arrived in Canada in 1664

Marchand Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Louis Marchand, an Officer at the Fort of Port-Royal, Nova Scotia, married Marie Godin on November 24, 1705
  • Pierre Marchand, who landed in Canada in 1738
  • Madeleine Marchand, who landed in Canada in 1754
  • David Marchand, who landed in Canada in 1754

Marchand Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abram Louis Marchand, who arrived in Red River, Canada in 1821

Marchand Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • G. Marchand, aged 26, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Marchand (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Marchand (post 1700)



  • Francis L. Marchand, American politician, Member of Missouri State Senate 12th District, 1889-90
  • Eugene F. Marchand, American politician, First Selectman of Bristol, Connecticut, 1957
  • Donald Kirk Marchand (1885-1958), American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1952; Member of West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1953-58
  • David Marchand (1776-1832), American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1817-21
  • Charmaine L. Marchand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008
  • Carlos Marchand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972
  • Arthur Marchand, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Nashua 6th Ward, 1938
  • Albert Gallatin Marchand (1811-1848), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1839-43
  • J. A. Marchand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860
  • Mary Olwyn Marchand, American politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1958
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Marchand


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Suggested Readings for the name Marchand



  • History of the Henri Marchand II Family in America by Loraine B. Swiger.

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Marchand Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Marchand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marchand 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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