Didier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Didier family

The surname Didier was first found in Languedoc where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Didier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Didier research. Another 370 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1215, 1216, 1217, 1255, 1500, 1512, 1548, 1600, 1668, 1675, 1752, and 1760 are included under the topic Early Didier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Didier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Deydier, Daydier, Deydiez, Daydiez, Dedié, Daydié, Didier, Didiez, Didié, Deidia and many more.

Early Notables of the Didier family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Didier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Didier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Didier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Pierre Didier, who settled in Louisiana in 1720
  • J. Didier, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1770
  • J Didier, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770 [1]
Didier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Franklin Didier, aged 25, who settled in Philadelphia in 1820
  • H. Didier, aged 40, who arrived in Baltimore in 1823
  • J. F. Didier, aged 21, who settled in Baltimore in 1823

Contemporary Notables of the name Didier (post 1700) +

  • Melvin Joffron Didier Sr. (1927-2017), American Minor League Baseball pitcher and scout
  • Raymond Ernest "Ray" Didier (1920-1978), American football and baseball coach
  • John Peter Didier (1748-1823), American politician, Missouri State Treasurer (1820-1821)
  • Fabius Odell "Potch" Didier Jr. (1919-2007), American Democratic sheriff of Avoyelles Parish in south Central Louisiana (1960-1980) who served a seven-day sentence in his own jail for malfeasance in office
  • Clint Bradley Didier (b. 1959), American former professional NFL football player for the Washington Redskins (1982-1987) and for the Green Bay Packers (1988-1989)
  • Bob Didier (b. 1949), American Major League Baseball player
  • Michael Didier, American politician, Village President of Niles, Illinois, 1935-38 [2]
  • Len Didier, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984 [2]
  • Candice Didier (b. 1988), French figure skater, awarded a gold medal at the 2011 Winter Universiade
  • Alexis Didier (1826-1866), French parapsychologist, who along with his brother, Adolph, was a well known clairvoyant
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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