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The French surname Orleans is of ancient and noble lineage, having been a prominent name throughout the Middle Ages. The name appears to be of local origin, being one of those names derived from the place where a man once lived or held land.

Orleans Early Origins



The surname Orleans was first found in the region of Orleanais in North Central France.

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Orleans Spelling Variations


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Orleans Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orléans, Orleans de Rère, Valois-Orleans and many more.

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Orleans Early History


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Orleans Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orleans research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1608, 1660, 1652, 1656, 1747 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Orleans History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orleans Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orleans Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Gaston of France (Gaston d'Orleans) (1608-1660), the third son of King Henry IV of France, acquired the title Duke of Orleans, by which he was generally known during his adulthood, the eldest surviving brother of King Louis XIII, he was known at court...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orleans 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 were:

Orleans Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • L C B Orleans, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1791 [1]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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orleans (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orleans (post 1700)



  • Jacob Samuel Orleans (b. 1899), renowned American psychologist and educator

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Orleans Family Crest Products


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Orleans Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Orleans Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orleans 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 19 September 2013 at 14:51.

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