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Early Origins of the Dupree family

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

Antoine Dupre, born in 1643, son of Mathieu and Catherine, travelled from France to Canada in the 17th century. After he arrived in Quebec he married Marguerite Moutarchy, born in 1652, daughter of François and Claude, on 25th July 1672. They remained together in Quebec until Antoine's death at Château-Richer on 27th November 1686. [1]

Early History of the Dupree family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dupree research. Another 28 words (2 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 Dupree History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dupree Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Dupree family (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; Claude Duprat was bishop of Mende in 1524; Guillaume Dupré was a sculptor, medal-maker, and stone engraver who lived in Sissone around 1576; Marie Dupré...
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Dupree Ranking

In the United States, the name Dupree is the 1,422nd most popular surname with an estimated 22,383 people with that name. [2]

United States Dupree migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dupree Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Josias Dupree, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1686 [3]
  • Jacob Dupree, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1693 [3]
Dupree Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Dupree, who arrived in Virginia in 1713 [3]
  • Geo Dupree, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [3]
Dupree Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • William H Dupree, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1856 [3]
  • Fred Dupree, who arrived in New York, NY in 1881 [3]

Australia Dupree migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Dupree Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • George Dupree, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1849 [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dupree (post 1700) +

  • Nancy Hatch Dupree (1927-2017), American historian, Director of the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University in Afghanistan and author of five books
  • Billy Joe DuPree (b. 1950), former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys
  • Monique Gata Dupree (b. 1974), American singer and a B-movie horror actress, producer and mother of 9
  • Michael Dennis "Mike" Dupree (b. 1953), former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Ron Dupree, former American football coach
  • William Francis Dupree (1909-1955), American bobsledder
  • Minnie Dupree (1873-1947), American stage and film actress
  • Donald Victor Dupree Sr. (1919-1993), American bobsledder
  • Christie DuPree (b. 1990), American singer-songwriter
  • Anderson Hunter Dupree (b. 1921), distinguished American historian
  • ... (Another 20 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Arthur Joseph Dupree, American Fireman Second Class from Missouri, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [5]

  1. Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  3. 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)
  4. State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The BOLTON 1849. Retrieved from
  5. Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from on Facebook