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.
Early Origins of the Henrion family
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.
Early History of the Henrion family
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.
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.
Early Notables of the Henrion family (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.
Migration of the Henrion family to the New World and Oceana
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 Quebec. 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
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Henrion Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Mary Henrion, aged 29, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1923
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 10) Christophe Henrion. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- 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