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Drei Early Origins



The surname Drei was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Drei Spelling Variations


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Drei Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drée, Drées, Dray, Drait, Draits, Drey, Draye, Drayes, Draie, Draies, Drez, Drai, Drais, Dret, Drei, du Drée, de Drée, Drayer, Draite, Dré, Drer, Drest and many more.

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Drei Early History


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Drei Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drei research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1131, 1191, 1600, 1671, 1672, and 1746 are included under the topic Early Drei History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drei Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drei Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drei 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 or some of its variants were: Bert Drees, aged 30; settled in New Orleans in 1820; Edward Drees settled in Philadelphia in 1868; Henry Drayer settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1768..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Drei Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drei 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 2 October 2003 at 15:46.

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