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Meloche Early Origins



The surname Meloche was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Meloche Early History


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Meloche Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meloche research. Another 369 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1302, 1465, 1634, 1721, 1598 and 1688 are included under the topic Early Meloche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meloche Spelling Variations


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Meloche Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Melun, Mellun, Mellon, Melon, Meluns, Melluns, Melune, Melunes, Mellune and many more.

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Meloche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meloche Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meloche 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: Anne Melun, who came to Louisiana in 1719; Elizabeth Melun, who settled in New York, NY in 1824; John Mellan, aged 16, who settled in Maryland in 1776.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meloche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meloche (post 1700)



  • Dr. Henry Paul Meloche (1929-1999), American research biochemist who specialized in the field of enzyme stereochemistry
  • Denis Meloche (b. 1952), Canadian former professional WHA ice hockey player who played from 1972 to 1978
  • Nicolas Meloche (b. 1997), Canadian junior ice hockey defenceman
  • Vanessa Meloche (b. 1985), Canadian gymnast, 2002 Canadian National Uneven Bars Champion, three-time bronze medalist at the 2002 Commonwealth Games
  • Lise Meloche (b. 1960), Canadian four-time World Cup gold medalist in the biathalon
  • Éric Meloche (b. 1976), Canadian professional ice hockey right winger
  • Gilles Meloche (b. 1950), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey goaltender from Montreal, Quebec, current goaltending coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Virtus et honor
Motto Translation: Virtue and honor.


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Meloche Family Crest Products


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