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The French region of Forez is where Delorme was first used as a surname. Delorme was a name for a person who lived near an elm tree, having derived its orgin from the Old French word orme, meaning elm tree.

Delorme Early Origins



The surname Delorme was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family had an integral role in the social and cultural aspects of the region.

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Delorme Spelling Variations


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Delorme 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 Delorme is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Delorme, DeLorme, Delormes, DeLormes, Delourmes, DeLourmes, Delormeau, Dorme, de l'Orme, De l'Orme and many more.

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Delorme Early History


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Delorme Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delorme research. Another 355 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1570, 1613, 1650, 1650, 1510, 1570, 1613 and 1650 are included under the topic Early Delorme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delorme Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delorme Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delorme 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



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. 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. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Delorme. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Delorme were

Delorme Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Marie DeLorme, who arrived in Carolina in 1679
  • Marie (also registered as Marye) DeLorme, who took up residence in Carolina from 1695 to 1696

Delorme Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Delorme, who settled in Louisiana in 1756

Delorme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Delorme, 18, who settled in South Carolina in 1822
  • Mrs. Delorme, 55, who settled in Charleston, South Carolina in 1823

Delorme Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean-Baptiste Delorme, who arrived in Canada in 1738

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Contemporary Notables of the name Delorme (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delorme (post 1700)



  • James N. DeLorme, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate 2nd District, 1972
  • G. E. DeLorme, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1944
  • Danièle Delorme (1926-2015), born Gabrielle Danièle Marguerite Andrée Girard, a French actress and film producer
  • Philippe Delorme (b. 1960), French historian and journalist
  • Hugues Delorme (1868-1942), French poet, comedian, playwright and journalist
  • Adrien Faizelot- Delorme (1748-1783), French cabinetmaker
  • Jacques Emile Delorme, French international civil servant, Vice-President of the European Patent Office, and an officer in the Legion of Honour
  • Jean Delorme, French mining engineer and company administrator, President of the Board of Directors for the Monaco Oceanographic Institute in France. A grand officer in the Legion of Honour, he was awarded the Military Cross as well as the "Médaille de la Résistance"
  • Ronald Elmer "Chief" Delorme (b. 1955), Canadian NHL Chief Amateur Scout for the Vancouver Canucks
  • Isabelle Delorme (1900-1991), Canadian composer, pianist, and music educator
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. 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).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    11. ...

    The Delorme Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delorme 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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