Lerin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Lerin comes from an old French given name Laurens (Laurentius in Latin). Versions of this given name were popular throughout Christian Europe due to a Saint, so named, who was martyred in Rome in the 3rd century A.D.

Early Origins of the Lerin family

The surname Lerin was first found in Provence.

Early History of the Lerin family

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Lerin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laurent, Saint-Laurent, Lauren, Laurents, Lorent, Loren, Laurrent, Laurren, Laurrents, Lorrent, Lorren, Laurrens, Laurens, Laurrens, Saint-Laurrent, Saint-Lauren, Saint-Laurents, Saint-Laurrents, Saint-Laurren, Saint-Lorent, Saint-Loren, Saint-Lorens, Saint-Lorrent, Saint-Lorren and many more.

Early Notables of the Lerin family (pre 1700)

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United States Lerin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lerin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Catalan Lerin, aged 53, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]
  • Maria Rita Lerin, aged 23, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1836 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lerin (post 1700) +

  • Julius Lerin, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1954 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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