Early Origins of the Petavin family
Venice (la Venise Verte.) Podevin who lived in the 10th century, was a page of Duke Wenceslaus I of Bohemia and was the "page" in the Christmas carol "Good King Wenceslaus."
Early History of the Petavin family
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Petavin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Potvin, Potvan, Poitvin, Poitevin, Pottevin, Pottvin, Poittvin, Poiteuin and many more.
Early Notables of the Petavin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Petavin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Potvin(1669) arrived in Quebec from Poitou; Charles Potvin settled in Quebec from Normandie in 1752; Jean Poitvin settled in Quebec in 1737 from Brittany.
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