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Early Origins of the Duperon family

The surname Duperon was first found in Champagne.

Early History of the Duperon family

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Duperon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Duperron, Du Perron, DuPerron, Duperon, Du Peron and many more.

Early Notables of the Duperon family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family during this period was Jacques Davy Duperron (1556-1618) a French politician and Roman Catholic cardinal. Pierre Le Hyer Du Perron, born in Alencon in 1603, became magistrate and then commissioner of the Normandy army in 1636. He was a member of the Caen Academy and, as a poet, much of his work exists today. Thalour Du Perron, was Governor of Plaisance (Placentia), Newfoundland from 1662 to 1664. Louis-Adrien Du Perron de Castera, born in 1707...
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Canada Duperon migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duperon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Marguerite Gaillard Duperon, who landed in Quebec in 1664
Duperon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jacques Duperon, who married in 1758 in Montreal

Contemporary Notables of the name Duperon (post 1700) +

  • Shawne Duperon, American six-time Emmy Award winning scholar, good gossip researcher, media expert, public speaker and producer, founder of The Project Forgive Foundation which was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2016
  • Jacques Dupéron (1731-1789), also known Jacques Bâby, a French Canadian fur trader born in Montreal, an employee of the British Indian Department who worked in the Detroit area, where he acquired large amounts of land on both sides of the Detroit River
  • Francisco Parra Duperón (1827-1899), Puerto Rican lawyer and banker, born in Mayagüez, one of the founders of the Banco Crédito y Ahorro Ponceño and the bank's first president from 1895 until 1896 on Facebook