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Paradis History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , 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.


Early Origins of the Paradis family


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

Early History of the Paradis family


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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.

Early Notables of the Paradis family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Paradis family to the New World and Oceana


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 immigrated 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 immigrated 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
  • Jacques Paradis, son of Pierre and Barbe, married Jeanne Millouer, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, in Quebec on 28th October 1668 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Guillaume Paradis, son of Pierre and Barbe, married Geneviève Millouer, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, in Quebec on 29th October 1670 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Paradis, son of Pierre and Barbe, married Jeanne Millouer, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, in Quebec on 23rd August 1674 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean Paradis, son of Pierre and Barbe, married Jeanne Pasquier, daughter of Maurice and Françoise, in Quebec on 5th February 1679 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Paradis Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Guillaume Paradis, son of Guillaume and Geneviève, married Jeanne Hudon, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Rivière-Ouelle, Quebec on 6th June 1701 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Guillaume Paradis, son of Jacques and Marie, married Marguerite-Catherine Hudon, daughter of Pierre and Marie, in Rivière-Ouelle, Quebec on 6th June 1701 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Paradis, son of Jacques and Jeanne, married Madeleine Drouin, daughter of Nicolas and Marie, in Saint-Pierre-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 27th July 1701 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Paradis, son of Guillaume and Geneviève, married Marguerite Bouchard, daughter of Jean and Madeleine, in Saint-Pierre-de-l'île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 23rd November 1711 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Joseph Paradis, son of Pierre and Françoise, married Geneviève Cauchon, daughter of Jacques and Geneviève, in Château-Richer, Quebec on 5th April 1712 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Paradis Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Louis Paradis, aged 45, who settled in Quebec, in 1904
  • Irma A. Paradis, aged 31, who immigrated to Canada, in 1919
  • Philippe Paradis, aged 68, who settled in Quebec, Canada, in 1920
  • Phillippe Paradis, aged 52, who immigrated to Quebec, Canada, in 1921
  • Joseph B Paradis, aged 53, who immigrated to Quebec, Canada, in 1921
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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 [3]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


  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. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ 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


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