Jorde History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The history of the Jorde family goes back to the Medieval landscape of northwestern France, to a region known as Brittany. It is derived from the family living in Brittany.
Early Origins of the Jorde family
The surname Jorde was first found in Brittany, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Jorde family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jorde research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1426, 1427, 1459, 1562, 1569, 1690, 1696, 1707, 1743, 1747, 1749, 1754, 1760, 1762, 1771, 1776, 1789, 1794, 1814, 1821, 1825, 1833, 1843, 1893, and 1897 are included under the topic Early Jorde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Jorde Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Jorde include Jourdan, Jordan, Jourdain, Jordain, Jourdaine, Jordaine, Jourde, Jorde, Jourdaneau, Jordaneau, Jourdanot, Jordanot, Jourdeneau, Jordeneau, Jourdenot, Jordenot, Jourdanet, Jordanet, Jourdenet, Jordenet, Jourdaney, Jordaney, Jourdeney, Jordeney, Jourdin, Jordin, Jourdon, Jordon, Jourdeau, Jordeau, Jourda, Denon, Denoncourt, Denonfoux, Denonville, Denet, Denot, Deneau, Danon, Danot and many more.
Early Notables of the Jorde family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst this name at this time was Dominique Vivant Denon (1747-1825), an engraver, a diplomat, the director general of the Napoleon Museum, a knight of the Empire and a baron...
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Jorde migration to the United States +
Approximately 110 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. France gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. Migration to New France (Quebec) continued from France until it fell in 1759. In the year 1675 the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Jorde has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Jorde were
Jorde Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Margaret Jorde, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 
- Johann Jorde, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 
- John Jorde, who landed in New York, NY in 1743 
Contemporary Notables of the name Jorde (post 1700) +
- Lynn B. Jorde, American Chair of the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine
- Lars Jorde (1865-1939), Norwegian painter and illustrator
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)