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Noble surnames, such as Morne, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Morne, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Picardy. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Morne family originally lived at Mornay, in the province of Picardy.

Morne Early Origins



The surname Morne was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has been prominent since the ancient times.

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Morne Spelling Variations


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Morne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mornay, Mornais, Mornez, Maurnais, Maurnay, Maurnez, de Mornay and many more.

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Morne Early History


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Morne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morne research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1288, 1296, 1314, 1318, 1549, 1565, 1572, 1623, 1663, 1727, 1733, and 1741 are included under the topic Early Morne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Morne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Morne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morne 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:

Morne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Morne, who landed in Virginia in 1649
  • Elizabeth Morne, who arrived in Maryland in 1663

Morne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M. Morne, who settled in San Francisco in 1850

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Morne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morne 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 19 April 2016 at 17:09.

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