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The prominent surname De perrin originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name.The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin.They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name De perrin is derived, from the French name Pierre, meaning rock.

De perrin Early Origins



The surname De perrin was first found in Lorraine where this eminent family held a family seat in the seigneurie of Jalaucort, and where they were elevated to the nobility in 1514.

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De perrin Spelling Variations


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De perrin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Perrin, Perin, Perrine, Perine, Perrion, De Perrin and many more.

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De perrin Early History


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De perrin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De perrin research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1789 and 1807 are included under the topic Early De perrin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De perrin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De perrin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De perrin 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 or some of its variants were: Henri Perrin who arrived in Quebec in 1661 from Brittany; Joseph-Jilles Perrin arrived in Quebec in 1723 from Brittany; Antoine Perrin sailed from Languedoc in 1720 for Quebec.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The De perrin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De perrin 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 November 2013 at 10:19.

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