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The French region of Forez is where Dorme was first used as a surname. Dorme was a name for a person who lived near an elm tree, having derived its orgin from the Old French word orme, meaning elm tree.

Early Origins of the Dorme family


The surname Dorme was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dme dpartements, where the family had an integral role in the social and cultural aspects of the region.

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Early History of the Dorme family

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Early History of the Dorme family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dorme research.
Another 355 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1570, 1613, 1650, 1650, 1510, 1570, 1613 and 1650 are included under the topic Early Dorme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dorme Spelling Variations

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Dorme Spelling Variations


Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name Dorme, including Delorme, DeLorme, Delormes, DeLormes, Delourmes, DeLourmes, Delormeau, Dorme, de l'Orme, De l'Orme and many more.

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Early Notables of the Dorme family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Dorme family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dorme family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Dorme 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 Dorme 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 Dorme were

Dorme Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Philip Dorme, aged 34, who landed in New York in 1644 [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)

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  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)

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