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Dorey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , French


The Medieval society of France produced the name of Dorey. It was a 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 Dorey family


The surname Dorey was first found in Brittany, where the family first established itself as an important participant in the cultural and political events of the region.

Early History of the Dorey family


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Dorey Spelling Variations


There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Doré, Dorée, Dore, Doret, Dorot, Dorat, Daurat, Doray, Dorey, Doreau, Dorin, Daurin, Daurinet, Dorer and many more.

Early Notables of the Dorey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dorey family to the New World and Oceana


In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year 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 Dorey 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 Dorey were

Dorey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Bryant Dorey, who landed in Virginia in 1720 [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)

Dorey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Dorey, who arrived in the United States of America in 1831
  • K. Dorey, 24, who settled in New York, New York in 1860
  • Kate Dorey, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1895

Dorey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Martin Dorey, aged 24, who landed in America from Wesford, in 1904
  • Arthur Dorey, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Gilbert Dorey, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Guernsey, Channel Islands, in 1904
  • Hanna Dorey, aged 6, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • Charles Ed. Dorey, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Wigan, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dorey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joshua Dorey, aged 19, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sibella" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIBELLA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sibella1852.shtml.
  • Harriett Dorey, aged 20, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Oriental,"
  • James Dorey, aged 20, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Sumner"

Contemporary Notables of the name Dorey (post 1700)


  • Henry Vaughan Dorey (1871-1955), English owner of Morland Press, London and editor of the weekly magazine Lawn Tennis and Badminton
  • Jerry Dorey (1951-1993), English-born, member of the States of Jersey 1993-2005
  • Jean Dorey (1831-1872), Norman language writer from Jersey
  • Lewis Hugh John Dorey (1901-1958), English cricketer, son of Henry Vaughan Dorey
  • Sir Graham Martyn Dorey (b. 1932), Bailiff of Guernsey (1992 to 1999)
  • Brett Raymond Dorey (b. 1977), Australian cricketer
  • Robert James "Jim" Dorey (b. 1947), Canadian retired professional NHL ice hockey player from Kingston, Ontario
  • Edward Dorey, Judge of the Royal Court of Jersey

Historic Events for the Dorey family



Halifax Explosion

  • Master John S.  Dorey (1917-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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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. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIBELLA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sibella1852.shtml.
  3. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance


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