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Multiple Origins for the Surname Paradis


French


The Paradis surname comes from when someone in the family lived a town called Paradis, in Burgundy. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names could sometimes denote the proprietorship of the village or estate.

Paradis Early Origins



The surname Paradis was first found in Burgundy (Bourgogne) where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Paulhac.

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Paradis Spelling Variations


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Paradis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Paradis, Paradys, Paradise, Paradises, Paradisse, Paradisses, Paradyse, Paradyses, Paradysse, Paradysses, Paraidis and many more.

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Paradis Early History


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Paradis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Paradis research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Paradis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Paradis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Paradis Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Paradis 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:

Paradis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Baptiste Paradis, who arrived in America in 1801 [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)
  • Eugene Paradis, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from Neufmaisons, in 1897

Paradis Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Georges Paradis, aged 59, who landed in America from Lyon, in 1903
  • L. C. Paradis, aged 36, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1910
  • Eliza A. Paradis, aged 49, who settled in Great Falls, Montana, in 1913
  • Marthe Marie Paradis, aged 25, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1914
  • Henri Paradis, aged 49, who emigrated to America from Paris, France, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Paradis Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Paradis, who arrived in Quebec in 1653 from Perche
  • John Paradis, who arrived in Quebec from Anjou in 1681

Paradis Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François-Joseph Paradis, who arrived in Quebec from Anjou in 1727
  • Pierre Paradis arrived from Ile-de-France in Quebec in 1728

Paradis Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Louis Paradis, aged 45, who settled in Quebec, in 1904
  • Irma A. Paradis, aged 31, who emigrated to Canada, in 1919
  • Philippe Paradis, aged 68, who settled in Quebec, Canada, in 1920
  • Phillippe Paradis, aged 52, who emigrated to Quebec, Canada, in 1921
  • Joseph B Paradis, aged 53, who emigrated to Quebec, Canada, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Paradis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Paradis (post 1700)



  • Joseph Paradis, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, June 16) Joseph Paradis. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Marie Paradis (1778-1839), French woman mountain climber, the first woman to climb Mont Blanc in 1808
  • Vanessa Paradis (b. 1972), French singer and actress
  • Philippe Paradis (b. 1991), Canadian AHL ice hockey player
  • Pierre Paradis (b. 1950), Canadian politician, Canadian Minister of the Environment (1989-1994), Government House Leader (1992-1994)
  • Maria Theresia Paradis (1759-1824), Austrian music performer and composer
  • Christian Paradis (b. 1974), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Mégantic-L'Érable (2006-)
  • Denis Paradis (b. 1949), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian House of Commons for Brome-Missisquoi (1995-2006)
  • Suzanne Paradis (b. 1936), Canadian poet and novelist

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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)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, June 16) Joseph Paradis. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. 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.
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The Paradis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Paradis 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.

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