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Early Origins of the Verville family

The surname Verville was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Verville family

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Verville Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vierville, Vierling, Vierfe, Vierves, Vierve, Vervier, Feherval and many more.

Early Notables of the Verville family

Notable amongst the family in this period was

  • Jean-François de Verville (c.1680-1729), a French military engineer, who was in charge of building the fortress of Louisbourg in New France

Verville Ranking

In the United States, the name Verville is the 12,294th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in Quebec, Canada, the name Verville is ranked the 676th most popular surname. [2]

Migration of the Verville family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: a bearer of Verville, who traveled from La Rochelle to Louisiana in 1719; as well as Jacques and Margarette Viery, who were recorded in Missouri in 1845..

Contemporary Notables of the name Verville (post 1700) +

  • Alfred Victor Verville (b. 1890), American pioneering aircraft designer and builder
  • Ralph Verville, American Democratic Party politician, Postmaster at Auburn, Maine, 1950-54 [3]
  • François Béroalde de Verville (1556-1626), French Renaissance novelist, poet and intellectual
  • Monique Roy Verville (b. 1961), Canadian politician from Quebec
  • Alphonse Verville (1864-1921), Canadian politician and trade unionist

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. "The first 1,000 family names by rank, Quebec (in French only)" Institut de la statistique du Quebec,
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from on Facebook