The name Morron is a nickname
type of surname, derived from the Old French word "more," meaning "dark skinned," which in turn derives from the Phoenician "mauharim," meaning "eastern." This name was applied to Moors
and other people with dark complexions. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Surnames derived from nicknames were quite common; they usually reflected physical characteristics or other attributes of the first person.
Early Origins of the Morron family
The surname Morron was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this eminent family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Morron family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morron research.Another 627 words (45 lines of text) covering the years 1386, 1467, 1477, 1522, 1656, 1717, 1733, 1740, 1741, 1750, 1763, 1781, 1787, 1791, 1793, 1804, 1806, 1810, 1813, 1814, 1819, 1826, 1882, 1884, 1892, and 1898 are included under the topic Early Morron History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Morron Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Moreau, Morreau, Moreaux, Morreaux, Morault, Morrault, Moreault, Moreaul, Morreaul, Moreaud, Morreaud, Moraud, Morraud, Morot, Morrot, Moreu, Morreu, Moreux, Morreux, Moron, Morron, Moureau, Moureaux, Moureaul, Moureu, Moureux, Mouraut, Mourault, Mouron, Lemoreau, Lamoreau, Lamoreaux, la Moreau, de Moreau, de la Moreau, Demoreau and many more.
Early Notables of the Morron family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean-Baptiste Moreau (ca. 1656-1733), a French composer of the baroque period; Jacob Nicolas Moreau of Burgundy, born in 1717; Moreau of Saint-Rémy (1750-1819), a representative of Martinique at the Constituent Assembly; Pierre-Jean... Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morron Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Morron family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Morron Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Morron, who landed in New York, NY in 1811 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Morron Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Robert Morron, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lucy" in 1850 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LUCY 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Lucy.gif
Morron Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- George Morron, aged 23, a baker, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1874
Historic Events for the Morron family
- Mr. Nick Morron (1891-1914), Italian Bucker from Mammola, Reggio Calabria, Italy who worked in the Hillcrest Coal Mine, Alberta, Canada and died in the mine collapse CITATION[CLOSE]
List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners