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Dupre Early Origins



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

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Dupre Spelling Variations


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Dupre 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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Dupre Early History


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Dupre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dupre 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 Dupre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dupre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dupre 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 Dupre 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:

Dupre 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

Dupre 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.)

Dupre 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

Dupre Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicolas Dupré married in 1656 in Quebec

Dupre Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie Dupré married in 1700 in Adhémar, Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dupre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dupre (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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Dupre Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dupre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dupre 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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