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Morency Early Origins



The surname Morency was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Paris at Siene-et-Oise and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility including the Dukes of Montmorency. the Princes of Monmorency, Counts de Logny, Viscount Roulers.

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Morency Spelling Variations


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Morency Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Montmorency, Monmorency, Montemuran, Munmorency and others.

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Morency Early History


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Morency Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morency research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1610 and 1861 are included under the topic Early Morency History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Morency Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Morency Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Morency 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:

Morency Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Morency who arrived in San Francisco in 1852

Morency Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Guillaume Morency-Baucher, who arrived in Quebec in 1656

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Contemporary Notables of the name Morency (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Morency (post 1700)



  • Vernand Morency (b. 1980), former American football running back who played in 2005
  • Jean-Frédéric Morency (b. 1989), French basketball player
  • Louis-Philippe Morency (b. 1977), French Canadian researcher, known for his work in Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Multimodal Interaction
  • Pascal Morency (b. 1982), Canadian professional ice hockey forward
  • Doug Morency, Canadian improviser and actor, former member of The Second City; he has won three Canadian Comedy Awards
  • Pierre Morency OC CQ (b. 1942), French Canadian writer, poet and playwright
  • Gabriel Morency (b. 1970), French Canadian sports broadcaster, who previously hosted daily shows Morency and Covers Experts

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Morency Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morency 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 13 November 2014 at 08:35.

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