Allardes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The prestigious surname Allardes 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 Allardes 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." 
Early Origins of the Allardes family
The surname Allardes 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. 
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. 
Early History of the Allardes family
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Allardes 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 Allardes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allardes family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: André Alard settled in Charlesbourg, Québec, in 1695; with his wife, Anne de La Marche; Jean Alard settled in Beauport, Québec, in 1698.
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