The surname Daurian was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where bearers of this family name have long been established. Doire was a department of the French Consulate and of the First French Empire in Italy. It was formed in 1802, when the Subalpine Republic and was annexed to France.
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of this family name include: Doiron, Doire, Dorion, Dorian, Doirent, Daurian, Daurion and many more.
Notable amongst the family at this time was Noël Doiron (1684-1758), born at Port Royal, Acadia, he became the leader of the Acadians, renowned for the decisions he made during the Deportation of the Acadians; Charles Dorion, an apothecary in Vendée during the seventeenth century. His son Pierre was born in 1722 and finished his medical studies in Montpelier, gaining steady respect as a competent medical doctor. Claude-Auguste-Nicolas Dorion was a poet in Basse-Goulaine in 1768 and worked at the Ministry of Foreign and Internal Affairs. Basically, however, he was dedicated to his poetry, some of which is cited here, such... Another 115 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Daurian Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 200 individuals of the lineage who arrived from French to Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Pierre Dorion married in 1688 in Quebec; Jeanne Dorion married in 1705 in Quebec.