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Early Origins of the Poitvin family


The surname Poitvin was first found in Poitou, where Poitevin (Poetevin) is a regional language spoken in that area that dates back to at least the 13th century when it appeared in charters and legal documents at that time. People who spoke the languages were known as the Poitevins. Today, the Marais Poitevin (Poitevin Marsh) is a large area of marshland in western France, and has been historically used for farming; parts of the marsh are today a maze of islets and canals that attracts tourists worldwide and is nicknamed The Green 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."

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Early History of the Poitvin family

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Early History of the Poitvin family


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Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1822 is included under the topic Early Poitvin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Poitvin Spelling Variations

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Poitvin Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Potvin, Potvan, Poitvin, Poitevin, Pottevin, Pottvin, Poittvin, Poiteuin and many more.

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Early Notables of the Poitvin family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Poitvin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Poitvin family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Poitvin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Poitvin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean Poitvin, who settled in Quebec in 1737 from Brittany

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