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The origins the old family name Delorey can be found within medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Delorey family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Delorey was an occupational name for a person who worked at a granary. The name translates literally from the Old French as of the granary.

Delorey Early Origins



The surname Delorey was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family took their name from Delor, a village in the department of Aisne, in the district of Neufchâtel.

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Delorey Spelling Variations


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Delorey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Delor, De Lor, Delore, Delaur, De Laur, Delaure, Deloret, De Loret, Delauret, De Lauret, Delorey, De Lorey, Delaurey, De Laurey, Loré, Lorée, L'Orée, Laur, Laure, Lauré, Laurée, Loret, Lauret, Lorey, Laurey, Loreillard, Laureillard, Loreilleux, Laureilleux, Loriet, Lauriet, Loriey, Lauriey, Deloriet, Delauriet, Deloriey, Delauriey, Deslor, Délor, Deslaur, Délaur, Desloret, Déloret, Deslauret, Délauret, Deslorey, Délorey, Deslaurey, Délaurey, Desloriet, Déloriet, Deslauriet, Délauriet, Desloriey, Déloriey, Deslauriey and many more.

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Delorey Early History


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Delorey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delorey research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1665 and 1785 are included under the topic Early Delorey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delorey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delorey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delorey 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: Joseph Delaur, a corporal, who married Marguerite Gareau in Montreal in 1758; Pierre-Benjamin Laur, who married Marie Blanchard in Kamouraska in 1764.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Delorey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delorey (post 1700)



  • Fred DeLorey, Canadian politician and political staffer
  • Paul Alfred Delorey (b. 1949), Canadian professional curler who represented the NWT/Yukon at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships in 1987 and former politician, MLA for Hay River North (1999-2011)
  • Randy Delorey, Canadian politician, MLA for Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Minister of Environment (2013-2015), Minister of Gaelic Affairs (2013-)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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 Delorey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delorey 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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