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The Jarrau surname was originally an occupational name for a Potter, derived from the Old French word "jarre," meaning an earthenware vessel.

Jarrau Early Origins



The surname Jarrau was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Jarrau Spelling Variations


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Jarrau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jarre, Jarret, Jarry, Jarree, Jarrie, L'Jarre, Jarrette, Jarron, Lejarre, Jarier, Jarrier, Jarriel and many more.

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Jarrau Early History


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Jarrau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jarrau research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1620 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Jarrau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jarrau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jarrau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jarrau 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Baptiste Jarry, who came to Louisiana in 1719; Eloi Jarry, who arrived in Montreal in 1653; Andre Jarry, who came to Quebec in 1659; Pierre Jarry, who arrived in Montreal in 1665.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Jarrau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jarrau 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.

    This page was last modified on 30 October 2012 at 10:31.

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