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Noble surnames, such as Vichies, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Vichies, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgoine. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Vichies family originally lived in Vichy, in the province of Bourgoigne.

Vichies Early Origins



The surname Vichies was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Vichies Spelling Variations


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Vichies Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vichy, Vichie, Vichies, Vichey, Vicheys, Vichye, Vichyes, Vichee, Vichees, Vichet, de Vichy and many more.

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Vichies Early History


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Vichies Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vichies research. Another 539 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1371, 1421, 1567, 1642, 1644, 1728, and 1759 are included under the topic Early Vichies History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vichies Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vichies Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vichies 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 or some of its variants were: Ulic Vichie settled in Louisiana in 1721.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Vichies Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vichies 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 26 March 2014 at 15:29.

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