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Charron History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French , Irish


The French name Charron first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when the family having lived at Cairon in Calvados, which was in Normandy.


Early Origins of the Charron family


The surname Charron was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Cairon in Calvados, in the arrondissement of Caen, in the canton of Creully. Guillaume de Caron is the first on record, living in 1086 and Eudo, his father, is mentioned as living in Cairon at some unknown time before him. Cairon is 15 km southeast of Ryes.

Early History of the Charron family


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Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1460, 1475, 1497, 1521, 1541, 1599, 1600, 1603, 1605, 1664, 1666, 1672, 1673, 1774, 1775, 1784, 1810, 1813, and 1822 are included under the topic Early Charron History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Charron Spelling Variations


The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Charron is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Caron, Cairon, Carron, Carone, Caronne, Carot, Caraud, Careau, Carreau, Carow, Carou, Carrou, Carous, Carrous, Caroux, Charon, Charron, Charone, Charonne, Charou, Charous, Charoux, Le Caron, Lecaron, Lecharon and many more.

Early Notables of the Charron family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family in this period was Sir Caron de Bosdegas, French knight who fought at the Combat of the Thirty, March 26th 1351; Raymond Caron (1605-1666), an Irish Franciscan friar and author; Firminus Caron (fl.1460-1475), French Renaissance composer; Antoine Caron (1521-1599), French master glass maker, illustrator; François...
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Migration of the Charron family to the New World and Oceana


France finally gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the 1700s. Early marriage was encouraged in New France, and youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries, leaving French names scattered across the continent. The search for the Northwest passage continued. Migration from France to New France or Quebec, as it was now more popularly called, continued until 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Charron were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Charron were

Charron Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jean Charron, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1911
  • Rene Jules Charron, aged 23, who landed in America from Brest, France, in 1912
  • Alphonse Charron, aged 52, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1922
  • Maria Charron, aged 39, who emigrated to America from Paris, France, in 1922
  • Louise Charron, aged 35, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1923

Charron Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Léonard Charron, who settled in Quebec en 1695 from Angoumois

Charron Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Eric Charron, hockey player, Montreal Canadiens

Contemporary Notables of the name Charron (post 1700)


  • Craig Charron (1967-2010), American professional ice hockey center
  • Sanford E. Charron (b. 1917), American politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 102nd District, 1965-66; Defeated, 1966, 1968 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Michael Charron, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James J. Charron, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Putnam, 1937-40 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Henry E. Charron, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State Senate 8th District, 1916 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles F. Charron, American politician, Warden (Borough President) of Danielson, Connecticut, 1947-50 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fernand Charron (1866-1928), early French motor racer
  • Ferdinand Charron, co-founder of Charron, a former French manufacturer of cars
  • Pierre Charron (1541-1603), French theologian
  • Guy Joseph Jean Charron (b. 1949), Canadian former professional ice hockey centre
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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