Soulliere History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Périgord region of France is the ancient homeland of this noble name.
Early Origins of the Soulliere family
The surname Soulliere was first found in Périgord, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.
By the 14th century this family were well established in many regions and many members of the family were distinctive citizens who held lands and titles. On 5th November 1340, Arnaud Saulnier was ranked as nobility and his lineage was continued until 1666. Throughout the centuries this ancient family branched, prospered, and expanded to various provinces where the members of the family adapted to the cultural and linguistic variations in these areas and became prominent members of their respective regions.
The Saulnier families of Anchald in Auvergne and in Bourbonnais, received their patents of nobility in 1816 and were hereditary Viscounts in 1828.
Early History of the Soulliere family
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Soulliere Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Saulnier, Saunier, Saulniée, Saulniaye, Saulnyé, Solniere, Solnierre, Soulnierre, Salnier and many more.
Early Notables of the Soulliere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Soulliere family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Madeleine Saulnier, who settled in Carolina in 1695-1696; John Saulnier settled in Philadelphia in 1798; Joseph Saulnier settled in Philadelphia in 1798..
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