The surname Doirent was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where bearers of this family name have long been established. Doire was a department of the French Consulate and of the First French Empire in Italy. It was formed in 1802, when the Subalpine Republic and was annexed to France.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doirent research.Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1684, 1758, 1722, 1768, 1816, 1820, 1819, 1814, 1863, 1870, 1850, 1852, 1887 and 1879 are included under the topic Early Doirent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the family at this time was Noël Doiron (1684-1758), born at Port Royal, Acadia, he became the leader of the Acadians, renowned for the decisions he made during the Deportation of the Acadians; Charles Dorion, an apothecary in Vendée during the seventeenth century. His son Pierre was born in... Another 165 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Doirent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 200 individuals of the lineage who arrived from French to Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Pierre Dorion married in 1688 in Quebec; Jeanne Dorion married in 1705 in Quebec.