Origins Available: English, French
Normandy during the Middle Ages. It comes from the Old French form of George.
Early Origins of the Jory family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
Early History of the Jory family
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Jory Spelling Variations
local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Jory is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Jore, Joret, Joreau, Joriau, Joriaux, Jorin, Jorel, Jori, Jory, Jorry, Jorre, Jorret, Jorioz and many more.
Early Notables of the Jory family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jory family to the New World and Oceana
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Jory has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Jory were
Jory Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Jory Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Jory Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Jory (post 1700)
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