Doirent History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Doirent family
The surname Doirent was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where bearers of this family name have long been established. Doire was a department of the French Consulate and of the First French Empire in Italy. It was formed in 1802, when the Subalpine Republic and was annexed to France.
Early History of the Doirent family
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Doirent Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Doiron, Doire, Dorion, Dorian, Doirent, Daurian, Daurion and many more.
Early Notables of the Doirent family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Noël Doiron (1684-1758), born at Port Royal, Acadia, he became the leader of the Acadians, renowned for the decisions he made during the Deportation of the Acadians; Charles Dorion, an apothecary in Vendée during the seventeenth century. His son Pierre was born in 1722 and finished his medical studies in Montpelier, gaining steady respect as a competent medical doctor. Claude-Auguste-Nicolas Dorion was a poet in Basse-Goulaine in 1768 and worked at the Ministry of Foreign and Internal Affairs. Basically, however, he was dedicated to his poetry, some of which is cited here, such...
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Migration of the Doirent family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 200 individuals of the lineage who arrived from French to Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Pierre Dorion married in 1688 in Quebec; Jeanne Dorion married in 1705 in Quebec.
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