Allar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Allar originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Allar originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.

Some sources also believe that the name Allard comes from the Old French word "alleor," which meant "traveller." [1]

Early Origins of the Allar family

The surname Allar was first found in Poitou where the family held a family seat since early times.

Allard is also a noble name found in the French region of Brittany (French: Bretagne). Many of the Allard family were part of the military at this time and were involved in the armed watches throughout the 13th to 16th centuries. [2]

Pierre Allard, born in 1653, son of Pierre and Mathurine (née Verdon), settled in Quebec in the 17th century. He married Anne De La Voye, daughter of René and Anne (née Godin), at Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on 22nd November 1683. [3]

Early History of the Allar family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allar research. Another 228 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1016, 1516, 1620, and 1681 are included under the topic Early Allar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Allar Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Allard, Allart, Allar, Alard, Alart, Alar, Allarre, Allare, Alarre, Alare, Allarde, Allardes, Allarte, Allartes, D'Alare, Dallar, Dhalar, Dalar, Dallare, D'Allard, Dallard, Dallart, Dallar, d'Allard, Allar and many more.

Early Notables of the Allar family (pre 1700)

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United States Allar migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Allar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Allar, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [4]


  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.
  3. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  4. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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