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Dorion Early Origins



The surname Dorion 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.

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Dorion Spelling Variations


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Dorion Spelling Variations



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

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Dorion Early History


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Dorion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorion research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1684, 1758, 1722, 1768, 1816, 1820, 1819, 1814, 1863, 1870, 1850, 1852, 1887 and 1879 are included under the topic Early Dorion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dorion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dorion 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...

Another 165 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dorion Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dorion Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Genevieve Dorion was married in America in 1763

Dorion Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Dorion married in 1688 in Quebec

Dorion Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne Dorion married in 1705 in Quebec
  • Barbe Dorion married in 1727 in Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dorion (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dorion (post 1700)



  • Joseph-Adolphe Dorion (1832-1900), French Canadian notary and politician who represented Richelieu in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1871 to 1875
  • Pierre-Nérée Dorion (1816-1874), French Canadian land surveyor and politician who represented Drummond-Arthabaska in the Canadian House of Commons from 1872 to 1874
  • Charles-Napoléon Dorion K.C. (1887-1978), French Canadian lawyer and politician, Member of Parliament for Québec-Montmorency (1930-1935)
  • Frédéric Dorion (1898-1981), French Canadian politician and chief justice
  • Noël Dorion PC (1904-1980), French Canadian law professor, lawyer and politician, Secretary of State for Canada in 1960
  • Sir Antoine-Aimé Dorion PC (1818-1891), French Canadian politician and jurist, Co-Premier of the Province of Canada in 1858, Minister of Justice (1873-1874), eponym of Dorion, Quebec
  • Robert-Bernard-Joseph Dorion, French Canadian diplomat and pathologist who lives in Montreal, Quebec

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Dorion Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dorion 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 May 2017 at 11:09.

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