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Dorian Early Origins



The surname Dorian 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.

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Dorian Spelling Variations


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Dorian Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Doiron, Doire, Dorion, Dorian, Doirent, Daurian, Daurion and many more.

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Dorian Early History


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Dorian Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorian research. More information is included under the topic Early Dorian History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dorian Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dorian Early Notables (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...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dorian Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Dorian, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875
  • Fritz Dorian, aged 46, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • Henri Dorian, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • May Dorian, aged 22, who emigrated to America, in 1895
  • Mary Dorian, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1896
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dorian Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ellen Dorian, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1902
  • Louise Dorian, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from LaCrochere, France, in 1904
  • Frank Dorian, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • John Dorian, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Frank Dorian, aged 38, who settled in America, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dorian (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dorian (post 1700)



  • Charles Dorian (1891-1942), American Academy Award winning assistant director and film actor who appeared in 26 films
  • Steven Dorian (b. 1977), American singer, best known as a tenor in the a cappella group Rockapella
  • Patrick Shane Dorian (b. 1972), American World Championship Tour surfer
  • Nancy Dorian Ph.D., American linguist
  • Joanne Dorian (b. 1942), American actress, best known for her role on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live
  • Paul Dorian, Canadian physician, Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Toronto

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dorian Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dorian 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.

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