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The Pare surname is derived from the French "Paré," the past participle of the verb "parer" meaning "to prepare;" as such, the name was originally occupational, for someone who finished cloth.

Pare Early Origins



The surname Pare was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family was established in early times in the department of Puy-de-Dôme.

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Pare Spelling Variations


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Pare Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Paré, Pare, Paret, Parey, Paray, Parat, Parateau and many more.

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Pare Early History


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Pare Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pare research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1590, 1510 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Pare History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pare Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pare Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pare 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:

Pare Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Pare, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Rev.P.J. Pare, aged 56, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Vinrenzo Pare, aged 15, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • Marcel Pare, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Pare Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Franceco Pare, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Pampiln Pare, aged 34, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1907
  • Moma Pare, aged 45, who settled in America from London, England, in 1915
  • Georges Pare, aged 6, who landed in America from Neuilly, France, in 1919
  • Sydney Pare, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pare Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Francoise Pare arrived in Quebec in 1651
  • Francoise Pare, who arrived in Quebec in 1651
  • Robert Paré, originally from Soulaures, in Dordogne, who settled in Quebec, where he married Françoise Lehoux in 1653

Pare Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • André Paré, who settled in Saint-Vallier, where he married Marthe Asselin in 1747

Pare Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Joseph H. Pare, aged 27, who settled in Quebec, Canada, in 1914
  • Martha Pare, aged 24, who emigrated to Quebec, Canada, in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pare (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pare (post 1700)



  • Michael Kevin Paré (b. 1958), American actor, best known for his starring role was as Tony Villicana on the television series The Greatest American Hero
  • Emmett Pare (1907-1973), American tennis player, inductee into the Sugar Bowl Hall of Fame
  • Philippe Paré (b. 1935), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert (1993-)
  • Mark Paré (b. 1957), retired Canadian National Hockey League linesman
  • Jean Paré CM (b. 1927), Canadian caterer, author of the Company's Coming cookbook series
  • Alexis-Pierre Paré, Canadian solicitor in Montreal from 1832 to 1880
  • Jessica Paré (b. 1982), Canadian film and television actress, known for her roles in Stardom (2000), Lost and Delirious (2001), Wicker Park (2004), Suck (2009), and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
  • Richard Pare (b. 1948), English photographer
  • François-Rosaire Paré (b. 1949), French Canadian author and academic

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. 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.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Pare Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pare 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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