The French name Tremley first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy
. It is derived from when the family having lived at Tremblay, in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Tremley family
The surname Tremley was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where the family held a family seat
since early times.
Early History of the Tremley family
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Tremley Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Tremley include Tremblay, Tremblai, Tremblaie, Tremblé, Tremblés, Tremblée, Tremblait, Tremblett, Tremblais, Tremblaies, Tremley and many more.
Early Notables of the Tremley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tremley family to the New World and Oceana
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Tremley were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Tremley were Corney Trembley settled in America in 1764; Jacques Tremblay settled in Québec in 1756; Ulrique Tremblay settled in Québec in 1815; Louis Tremblay settled in Qué.