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The prominent surname Deperrin 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 Deperrin is derived, from the French name Pierre, meaning rock.

Deperrin Early Origins



The surname Deperrin 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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Deperrin Spelling Variations


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Deperrin Spelling Variations



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

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Deperrin Early History


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Deperrin Early History



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

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Deperrin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deperrin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deperrin 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Deperrin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deperrin 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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