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Where did the French Dorin family come from? What is the French Dorin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Dorin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Dorin family history?The Medieval society of France produced the name of Dorin. It was a Breton name given to a person with blond hair. Other references show the name was originally derived from the Old French word d'ore, which meant of gold.
The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Dorin is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Doré, Dorée, Dore, Doret, Dorot, Dorat, Daurat, Doray, Dorey, Doreau, Dorin, Daurin, Daurinet, Dorer and many more.
First found in Brittany, where the family first established itself as an important participant in the cultural and political events of the region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorin research. Another 126 words(9 lines of text) covering the years 1718, 1800, 1832, 1855, 1861, 1863, 1866, and 1883 are included under the topic Early Dorin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 47 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dorin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, 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 Dorin 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 Dorin were
Dorin Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Dorin Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Dorin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dorin 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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