Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Louisiana Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: DESCHAMP surname means FIELDS surname
Posted by: Barbara Anne Date: December 04, 2000 at 20:32:53
In Reply to: DESCHAMP surname means FIELDS surname by Ravina of 18908

I am a Deschamps descendant. The name Des Champs is of French Oriain. Des is the plural of de and means "of" in English, and Champs is the plural of Champ which means field or estate. Deshon in England -the name was anglicized to Deshon. it was frequentily found among the army leaders of England. Deschamps in Canada- The French name was never changed in Canada. Two Arcadian French in Nova Scotia, bore the name Deschamps..John and Nicolas Joseph.(my line) Deschamps/Deshon/Dishongh/Dishong and De Shong in the United States the name Deschamps underwent a number of changes. My ancestors were the Dishongh of San Jacinto and Walker County, Texas.


Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/messages/5865.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network