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In ancient France the name Quille was first used in the region of Auvergne. It was a name for someone who lived in the departments of Cantal and Puy-de-Dôme; the place-name survives in the name of the department of Aveyron, located just to the south of the historic province of Auvergne.

Quille Early Origins



The surname Quille was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has held a family seat since early times.

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Quille Spelling Variations


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Quille Spelling Variations



French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Quille is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Queuille, Queuilles, Queuile, Queuiles, Queille, Queilles, Queile, Queiles, Queuil, Queuils, Queil, Queils, Ceuil, Ceuils, Ceuile, Ceuiles, Ceuille, Ceuilles, de Queuille, la Queuille and many more.

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Quille Early History


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Quille Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quille research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1220, 1500, 1563, 1669, and 1758 are included under the topic Early Quille History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Quille Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Quille Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quille 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:

Quille Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Denis Quille, aged 23, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Quille Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Quille 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 27 October 2010 at 13:55.

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