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Where did the French Crepin family come from? What is the French Crepin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Crepin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Crepin family history?Noble surnames, such as Crepin, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Crepin, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Lorraine. 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 Crepin family originally lived at the town of Paresse or Parez, in the Lorraine. Although one would at first assume that the name is derived from the city of Paris, evidence suggests that the names of both the town in the Lorraine and the French capital are derived from a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii.The name was first found in Crepey, in the department of Meurthe, in the district of Toul.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crepeau, Crépeau, Crepy, Crépy, Crepu, Crépu, Crepeaux, Crépeaux, Crepaux, Crépaux, Crepin, Crépin, Crepon, Crépon, Crepey, Crépey, Crepet, Crépet, Crepel and many more.
First found in Lorraine, where the family was established in Crepey, in the department of Meurthe, in the district of Toul.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crepin research. Another 155 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1772, 1788, 1796, 1825, 1827, 1851, 1856, 1859, 1860, 1862, 1866, 1885, and 1892 are included under the topic Early Crepin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 42 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crepin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jeanne Crepeau, who came to Montreal in 1659; Maurice Crespeau, who came to Quebec in 1661; Maurice Crepeau, who arrived in Quebec in 1665; Marie Crepin, an orphan sent to Quebec in 1667.
The Crepin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crepin 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.
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