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The name La Perle dates back to the days of Medieval France, in the region of Brittany. It is derived from their residence in Brittany.

La Perle Early Origins



The surname La Perle was first found in Brittany.

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La Perle Spelling Variations


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La Perle 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 La Perle is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Laperle, La Perle, LaPerle and others.

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La Perle Early History


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La Perle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Perle research. Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1861, 1871, and 1891 are included under the topic Early La Perle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Perle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Perle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was many individuals in Canada, such as Isidore Laperle, who worked in Saint-Ours, Quebec, in 1861; Calixte Laperle was a farmer in Saint-Malo, Quebec in 1871; Mrs Caroline Laperle was a launderer in Montreal in 1871; Flavien Laperle was a farmer in Saint-Malo in...

Another 56 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Perle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



By 1643 there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Since immigration was slow, 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. By the same year 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 La Perle 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 La Perle were

La Perle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean-Baptiste Laperle, who married in Varennes in 1710
  • Marguerite-Geneviève Laperle married in Varennes in 1750
  • Marie-Croisette Laperle married in Detroit in 1790
  • Françoise Laperle married in Detroit in 1793

La Perle Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • André Laperle married in Laprairie in 1721
  • Marie-Joseph Laperle married in Quebec in 1729
  • Joseph-Alexis Laperle married in Batiscan, Quebec in 1737
  • Madeleine Laperle married in Sainte-Geneviève in 1738
  • Suzanne Laperle married in Yamachiche in 1761

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Perle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Perle (post 1700)



  • Albertine Laperle, Canadian poet with a book of compiled works entitled "Le château des illusions"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The La Perle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Perle 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 17 August 2016 at 14:32.

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