The Lejarre surname was originally an occupational
name for a Potter, derived from the Old French word "jarre," meaning an earthenware vessel.
Early Origins of the Lejarre family
The surname Lejarre 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 Lejarre family
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Lejarre 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 Lejarre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lejarre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Baptiste Jarry, who came to Louisiana in 1719; Eloi Jarry, who arrived in Montreal in 1653; Andre Jarry, who came to Quebec in 1659; Pierre Jarry, who arrived in Montreal in 1665.