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

Jarraux Early Origins



The surname Jarraux 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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Jarraux Spelling Variations


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Jarraux 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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Jarraux Early History


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Jarraux Early History



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

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Jarraux Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jarraux Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jarraux 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. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Jarraux Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jarraux 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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