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Multiple Origins for the Surname Biron


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Biron Early Origins



The surname Biron was first found in Périgord.

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Biron Spelling Variations


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Biron Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Biron and others.

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Biron Early History


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Biron Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biron research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1562, 1663, 1700, 1752, 1747 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Biron History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biron Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biron Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the name at this time was Charles-Armand de Gontaut, marquis of Biron, born in 1663, who was marshal of France; Louis-Antoine de Gontaut, a count, then duke of Biron, born in 1700, became marshal of France and in 1752 became owner...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biron Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Biron Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Samuel Biron, who landed in Maryland in 1668 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Biron Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Biron, who landed in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Peter, VI Biron, who arrived in America in 1857 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Joseph-Hilaire Biron was a lawyer in Trois-Rivières from 1867 to 1891

Biron Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean-François Biron, who married in Quebec in 1650
  • Pierre Biron married in Quebec in 1655
  • François Biron married in Pointe-aux-Trembles in 1691

Biron Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Biron married in Montreal in 1718
  • Joseph Biron married in Deschambault, Quebec in 1723

Biron Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • François-Xavier-Antoine Biron was a lawyer in Richelieu from 1839 to 1859

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biron (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biron (post 1700)



  • Duc Ernst Johann Biron (1690-1772), French soldier/ruler of Russia
  • Mathieu Biron (b. 1980), Canadian professional (NHL) hockey player
  • Martin Biron (b. 1977), Canadian professional (NHL) hockey goaltender
  • Rodrigue Biron (b. 1934), Canadian politician in Quebec, leader of the Union Nationale political party (1976-1980), after which he joined the Parti Québécois
  • Jacques Biron, Canadian judge in Quebec
  • André Biron, Canadian educator at the École Polytechnique in Montreal

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Biron Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Biron Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biron Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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