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The Lejarre surname was originally an occupational name for a Potter, derived from the Old French word "jarre," meaning an earthenware vessel.

Lejarre Early Origins



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.

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Lejarre Spelling Variations


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Lejarre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jarre, Jarret, Jarry, Jarree, Jarrie, L'Jarre, Jarrette, Jarron, Lejarre, Jarier, Jarrier, Jarriel and many more.

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Lejarre Early History


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Lejarre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lejarre research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1620 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Lejarre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lejarre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lejarre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lejarre 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



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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Lejarre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lejarre 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 30 October 2012 at 10:31.

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