Allers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Allers 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 Allers 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 Allers family

The surname Allers 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]

Important Dates for the Allers family

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

Allers 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 Allers family (pre 1700)

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Allers migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Allers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • August Allers, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1895
  • Sophie Allers, aged 19, who immigrated to the United States, in 1895
Allers Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Trina Allers, aged 67, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Eduard Allers, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Frances Rosetta Allers, who landed in America, in 1911
  • George Allers, aged 40, who immigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Louise W. Allers, aged 47, who landed in America, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Allers (post 1700)

  • Roger Allers (b. 1949), American Tony nominated playwright, animation director best known for directing Disney's Lion King
  • Franz Allers (1905-1995), Hungarian-born, American conductor
  • Frank Allers, Canadian road racer, inductee into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame (2002)
  • Christian Wilhelm Allers (1857-1915), German painter and printmaker
  • Arthur Allers (1875-1961), Norwegian Olympian gold medalist sailor

Citations

  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
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