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Desper Early Origins



The surname Desper was first found in Guyenne, where this family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Desper Spelling Variations


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Desper Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lesperance, Lespérance, L'Espérance, Lesperand, Lespérand, Lesperan, Lespéran, Lesperat, Lespérat, Lespereau, Lespéreau, Lesperot, Lespérot, Lesperaud, Lespéraud, Lesperault, Lespérault, Lesperut, Lespérut, Lesperandieu, Lespérandieu, Lesperon, Lespéron, Lesperonne, Lesperonnet, Esperance, Espérance, Espert, Esperand, Espérand, Esperan, Espéran, Esperandieu, Espérandieu, Esperon, Espéron, Esperonne, Esperonnet, Espery, Lesper, Lespery, Esperies and many more.

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Desper Early History


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Desper Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Desper research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1809, 1811, 1829, 1864, and 1874 are included under the topic Early Desper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Desper Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Desper Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Desper 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 were:

Desper Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Christopher Desper, aged 27, who arrived in Jamaica in 1684 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Desper (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Desper (post 1700)



  • Ralph H. Desper, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Ralph Desper. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Desper Family Crest Products


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Ralph Desper. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Desper Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Desper 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 12 April 2017 at 13:46.

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