Origins Available: French, German
Breton name given to a person with blond hair. Other references show the name was originally derived from the Old French word d'ore, which meant of gold.
Early Origins of the Dorer family
Brittany, where the family first established itself as an important participant in the cultural and political events of the region.
Early History of the Dorer family
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Dorer Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Dorer, some of which include Doré, Dorée, Dore, Doret, Dorot, Dorat, Daurat, Doray, Dorey, Doreau, Dorin, Daurin, Daurinet, Dorer and many more.
Early Notables of the Dorer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dorer family to the New World and Oceana
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Dorer has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Dorer were
Dorer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Dorer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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