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Du pre Early Origins



The surname Du pre was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France.

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Du pre Spelling Variations


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Du pre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dupre, Dupré, Duprat, Dupraz, Dupréel, Dupréelle, Dupréau, Duprès, Duprey, Dupray, Dupres and many more.

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Du pre Early History


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Du pre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Du pre research. Another 55 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1463, 1507, 1511, 1520, 1524, 1576, 1640, 1742, 1748, 1755, 1795, 1811, and 1841 are included under the topic Early Du pre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Du pre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Du pre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Antoine Duprat (1463-1535), a French Cardinal and politician, Chancellor of France; Guillaume Duprat, born in Issoire in 1507, who was Bishop of Clermont; Gabriel Dupréau was a theologian in 1511; Pardoux Duprat who was involved in law, was an academic and a great philosopher around 1520...

Another 101 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Du pre 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:

Du pre Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Josias DuPre, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1686
  • Anne Dupré married in America in 1690

Du pre Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Dupre, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean DuPre, aged 13, landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean Dupre, aged 13, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean DuPre, aged 15, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Thomas Dupre, aged 14, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Du pre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Dupre, who arrived in Mississippi in 1894
  • William Henry Dupre, who landed in Mississippi in 1894

Du pre Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicolas Dupré married in 1656 in Quebec

Du pre Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie Dupré married in 1700 in Adhémar, Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Du pre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Du pre (post 1700)



  • Jacques Dupré (1773-1846), American politician, Louisiana State Representative, State Senator and the eighth Governor of Louisiana
  • Lucius Jacques Dupré (1822-1869), American politician, Delegate to Louisiana secession convention, 1861; Representative from Louisiana in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65
  • Kay Dupre, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944
  • Jacques Dupre (1773-1846), American politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives; Member of Louisiana State Senate; Governor of Louisiana, 1830-31
  • Henry Garland Dupré (1873-1924), American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1900-10; Speaker of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1908-10
  • Ernest E. Dupre, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928 (alternate), 1944, 1948
  • Augustin Dupré (1748-1833), French engraver of currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies (Engraver General of Currency)
  • Julien Dupré (1851-1910), French painter
  • François Dupré (1888-1966), French hotelier, art collector, and owner of a thoroughbred horse breeding and racing farm
  • Marcel Dupré (1886-1971), French organist, pianist, composer, and pedagogue
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Du pre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Du pre 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 28 October 2015 at 10:55.

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