Drappier Surname History

The prestigious surname Drappier comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Drappier is of local origin, and is therefore a type of hereditary surname. Local surnames are derived either from an already existing place-name or from a local feature of the geography.

Early Origins of the Drappier family

The surname Drappier was first found in Provence, where the family was established in the village of Drap in the department of Alpes-Maritimes, located in the region of Nice. [1]

The name also has roots and strong representation in the coastal city of La Rochelle located in the department of Charente-Martitime in the southwestern part of France. [2]

Important Dates for the Drappier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drappier research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1624, 1657, 1685, 1707, and 1734 are included under the topic Early Drappier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Drappier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Drap, Drapeau, Drapier, Drappier, Draperon, Drapron and many more.

Early Notables of the Drappier family (pre 1700)

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drappier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Drappier family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antoine Drapeau, who married Charlotte Joly in Ste-Famille in 1669; Jean Drapeau, who married Madeleine-Françoise Pilet in Boucherville in 1689; Pierre Drapeau, who married Anne Lacroix in Beaumont in 1710.


  1. ^ Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.
  2. ^ Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
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