The French name Tremouille 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 Tremouille family
The surname Tremouille 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 Tremouille family
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Tremouille Spelling Variations
History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations
of the name Tremouille, some of which include Tremblay, Tremblai, Tremblaie, Tremblé, Tremblés, Tremblée, Tremblait, Tremblett, Tremblais, Tremblaies, Tremley and many more.
Early Notables of the Tremouille family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tremouille family to the New World and Oceana
By 1643 there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Since immigration was slow, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. 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 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Tremouille has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Tremouille 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.