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Délorey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins the old family name Délorey can be found within medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Délorey family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Délorey was an occupational name for a person who worked at a granary. The name translates literally from the Old French as of the granary.

Early Origins of the Délorey family

The surname Délorey was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family took their name from Delor, a village in the department of Aisne, in the district of Neufchâtel.

Early History of the Délorey family

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Délorey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Delor, De Lor, Delore, Delaur, De Laur, Delaure, Deloret, De Loret, Delauret, De Lauret, Delorey, De Lorey, Delaurey, De Laurey, Loré, Lorée, L'Orée, Laur, Laure, Lauré, Laurée, Loret, Lauret, Lorey, Laurey, Loreillard, Laureillard, Loreilleux, Laureilleux, Loriet, Lauriet, Loriey, Lauriey, Deloriet, Delauriet, Deloriey, Delauriey, Deslor, Délor, Deslaur, Délaur, Desloret, Déloret, Deslauret, Délauret, Deslorey, Délorey, Deslaurey, Délaurey, Desloriet, Déloriet, Deslauriet, Délauriet, Desloriey, Déloriey, Deslauriey and many more.

Early Notables of the Délorey family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Délorey family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Delaur, a corporal, who married Marguerite Gareau in Montreal in 1758; Pierre-Benjamin Laur, who married Marie Blanchard in Kamouraska in 1764.

Contemporary Notables of the name Délorey (post 1700)

  • Fred DeLorey, Canadian politician and political staffer
  • Paul Alfred Delorey (b. 1949), Canadian professional curler who represented the NWT/Yukon at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships in 1987 and former politician, MLA for Hay River North (1999-2011)
  • Randy Delorey, Canadian politician, MLA for Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Minister of Environment (2013-2015), Minister of Gaelic Affairs (2013-)

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