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Jarre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Jarre family


The surname Jarre 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.

Early History of the Jarre family


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Jarre 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.

Early Notables of the Jarre family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Jarre family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jarre Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Jarre, who landed in Virginia in 1642 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Jarre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Jarre, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lewis Jarre, who settled in New Orleans in 1821

Contemporary Notables of the name Jarre (post 1700)


  • Maurice Jarre (1924-2009), French film score composer and soundtrack artist best known for his film scores for motion pictures, particularly those of David Lean: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984). All three of these scores won Academy Awards
  • Kevin Jarre, Hollywood screenwriter, son of Maurice Jarre, some of his well-known scripts include 'Glory' and 'Tombstone'

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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