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Guertin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Noble surnames, such as Guertin, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Guertin, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Lorraine. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Guertin family originally lived at the town of Paresse or Parez, in the Lorraine. Although one would at first assume that the name is derived from the city of Paris, evidence suggests that the names of both the town in the Lorraine and the French capital are derived from a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii.

Early Origins of the Guertin family


The surname Guertin was first found in Lorraine, where the family was anciently established.

Early History of the Guertin family


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Guertin Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Guertin, Guertine, Guertard, Guertoud, Guertoux, Guertot, Guerteau, Guerteaux, Guertaux, Guertaud, Guertaut, Gertin, Gertine, Gertard, Gertoud, Gertoux, Gertot, Gerteau, Gerteaux, Gertaux, Gertaud and many more.

Early Notables of the Guertin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Guertin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guertin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Abbe Guertin, aged 39, who arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "La Bretagne" from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6R6-X6V : 6 December 2014), Abbe Guertin, 11 Jul 1892; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Bretagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Guertin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Guertin, aged 24, originally from London, England, who arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Patricia" from Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNMZ-P44 : 6 December 2014), Louis Guertin, 24 Jun 1904; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Patricia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • J. Guertin, aged 31, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Philadelphia" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CK-F4Z : 6 December 2014), J. Guertin, 09 Apr 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Philadelphia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Arthur Guertin, aged 19, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1924 aboard the ship "Mendocino" from Tampico, Mexico [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNC6-CTT : 6 December 2014), Arthur Guertin, 02 May 1924; citing departure port Tampico, Mexico, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Mendocino, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Guertin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Louis Guertin, who married Élisabeth Lecamus and arrived in Montreal on the 21st of October 1659, considered to be the first emigrant of the family [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Drouin, Gabriel. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Franšais 1608-1760. Vol 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Guertin, who married Marie-Anne Giard in Montreal in 1695 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Drouin, Gabriel. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Franšais 1608-1760. Vol 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Guertin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Paul Guertin, who married Marie-Madeleine Plouf in Contrecoeur, Quebec in 1702 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Drouin, Gabriel. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Franšais 1608-1760. Vol 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Paul Guertin, who married Marie-Renée Philippeau in Varennes in 1735 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Drouin, Gabriel. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Franšais 1608-1760. Vol 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Contemporary Notables of the name Guertin (post 1700)


  • Kenneth "Ken" Guertin (b. 1966), American film director, screenwriter, producer and editor
  • George Albert Guertin (1869-1931), American Roman Catholic bishop, Bishop of Manchester (1907-1931)
  • Philippe Guertin (b. 1991), Canadian long-distance swimmer from Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Sylvia Guertin, Canadian judge of the Family Division of the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6R6-X6V : 6 December 2014), Abbe Guertin, 11 Jul 1892; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Bretagne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNMZ-P44 : 6 December 2014), Louis Guertin, 24 Jun 1904; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Patricia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CK-F4Z : 6 December 2014), J. Guertin, 09 Apr 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Philadelphia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNC6-CTT : 6 December 2014), Arthur Guertin, 02 May 1924; citing departure port Tampico, Mexico, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Mendocino, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ Drouin, Gabriel. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Franšais 1608-1760. Vol 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

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