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The name Henrion is tied to the ancient French culture that is at the heart of Western civilization. It comes from This particular name was devised in Brittany, in the northwest of the country. The Germanic personal name Heinrich, which is composed of the elements heim, which means home, and ric, which means power.

Henrion Early Origins



The surname Henrion was first found in Brittany (French: Bretagne, Breton: Breizh,) where the family stems from Vaurouil and de la Motte-Henry, villages in Saint-Gilles, to the west of Rennes, in the former barony of Gaël-Montfort.

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Henrion Spelling Variations


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Henrion Spelling Variations



Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Henrion, including Henry, Henri, Henrie, Henriette, Henriet, Henrion, Henriot, Henrich, Henrichet, Henrichon, Henrat, Henraux, Henrot, Henrotte, Henroutet, Henriquet and many more.

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Henrion Early History


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Henrion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henrion research. Another 391 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1218, 1248, 1364, 1375, 1407, 1520, 1669, 1659, 1714, 1682, 1689, 1756, 1632, 1625, 1704, 1648, 1718, 1792, 1819, 1829, 1836, 1840, 1846 and 1898 are included under the topic Early Henrion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Henrion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Henrion Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was Denis (sometimes Didier) Henrion (died 1632 in Paris), a French mathematician who co-edited the works of Viète; Jacques Henri de Durfort, Duke of Duras (1625-1704), Marshal of France; Alphonse Henri de Lorraine (1648-1718), a member of the House of Lorraine and Count of...

Another 62 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Henrion 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



Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Henrion were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Henrion were

Henrion Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • T A Henrion, aged 40, who arrived in America, in 1894

Henrion Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Paul Henrion, aged 18, who arrived in America from Brussels, Belgium, in 1902
  • Marie Henrion, aged 27, who arrived in America from Brussels, Belgium, in 1904
  • Lea Henrion, aged 25, who arrived in America from Paris, France, in 1907
  • Raymond Henrion, aged 3, who arrived in America from Paris, France, in 1907
  • Jules Henrion, aged 29, who arrived in America from Agon, France, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Henrion Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Mary Henrion, aged 29, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Henrion (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Henrion (post 1700)



  • John Henrion (b. 1991), American professional ice hockey center
  • Christophe Henrion, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Baron Mathieu-Richard-Auguste Henrion (1805-1862), French magistrate, historian, and journalist
  • Jean Henrion, former French figure skater, the French champion in men's singles and a two-time national pairs (1932-1939)
  • Daphne Hardy Henrion (1917-2003), born Daphne Hardy, a British sculptor, member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors
  • Henri Kay Henrion MBE, OBE (1914-1990), born Heinrich Fritz Kohn, a German-born British graphic designer, elected a Royal Designer for Industry in 1959
  • Ludivine Henrion, Belgian bronze medalist road bicycle racer at the 2006 World University Cycling Championship
  • Robert Henrion (1915-1997), Belgian team épée fencer at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

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

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