Mauroy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mauroy family

The surname Mauroy was first found in Champagne, where the family has been traced to ancient times. Pierre Maury (c.1282-1324) was a shepherd in the Comté de Foix known for his depositions to Bishop Jacques Fournier who was hunting for Cathar heretics. He plays a prominent role in the French historian Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie's study "Montaillou, village occitan de 1294 à 1324."

Early History of the Mauroy family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mauroy research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1444, 1665, 1700, 1718, 1748, 1775, and 1885 are included under the topic Early Mauroy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mauroy Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mauroy, Mauroys, Mauroit, Mauroits, Mauroi, Mauroie, Mauroies, Maurroy, Maurroys, Maurroit, Maurroits, Maurroi, Maurroie, Maurroies, de Mauroy and many more.

Early Notables of the Mauroy family (pre 1700)

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United States Mauroy migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mauroy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • I. Mauroy who settled in San Francisco with his wife and two children in 1852

Contemporary Notables of the name Mauroy (post 1700) +

  • Denis Joseph De Mauroy, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]
  • Pierre Mauroy (1928-2013), French politician, Prime Minister of France from 1981 to 1984


The Mauroy Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Dampne n'es pas
Motto Translation: Damned are not


  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, April 16) Denis Mauroy. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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