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Multiple Origins for the Surname Jory


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The name Jory was spawned from the landscape of northern France known as Normandy during the Middle Ages. It comes from the Old French form of George.

Jory Early Origins



The surname Jory was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

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Jory Spelling Variations


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Jory Spelling Variations



French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own 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.

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Jory Early History


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Jory Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jory research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1571 is included under the topic Early Jory History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jory Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jory Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jory 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



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 Ameri ca. 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

  • Edouard Jory who settled in Virginia in 1664
  • Edw. Jory, who came to Virginia in 1664
  • Edw Jory, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Jory Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Jory, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1832
  • William Jory, who was naturalized in Oregon in 1851

Jory Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Josiah Jory, aged 21, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "South Sea"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jory (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jory (post 1700)



  • Stephen G. Jory, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1977-81
  • H. D. Jory, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1904
  • Victor Jory (1902-1982), American actor
  • Sarah Jory, English country music performer

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Jory Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    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 Jory Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jory 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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