Early Origins of the Derohan family
Brittany where this distinguished family held a family seat, and were eminent nobles of that land. In 1008 they were the Comtes de Porrhoet et de Rennes. In 1128 they became the Viscomtes de Rohan. In 1485 they were the Barons de Lanvaux, and in 1572 they were the Princes de Lèon. In 1588 they were Dukes of Montbazon. In 1603 they were Dukes of Rohan. In 1667 they were Princes of Montauban and Soubise. In 1816 they were the Dukes of Bouillon.
Early History of the Derohan family
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Derohan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rohan, de Rohan, DeRohan, De Rohan and others.
Early Notables of the Derohan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Derohan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Rohan who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1868; Fanny Rohan and her son Tim, aged 7; arrived in New York State in 1853.
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