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Parent Early Origins



The surname Parent was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where they held a family seat. Within its ancient history the family remained almost exclusively in the north-east of France, close to the Belgian border, and, in fact, branches of the name strayed over the border and became established in Flanders.

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Parent Spelling Variations


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Parent Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Parent, Parrent, De Parent, Du Parent, Parente, Parenteau, Parrente, Parant, Parrant, Parrante, Parante, Parend, Parents, Parrend, Parrende and many more.

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Parent Early History


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Parent Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Parent research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1666, 1716, 1847, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Parent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Parent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Parent Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Parent 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:

Parent Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Parent, who settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • John Parent, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Francois Parent, who settled in Louisiana in 1729
  • Cornelius Parent, who arrived in New Jersey in 1754
  • Cornelius Parent, who settled in New Jersey in 1754
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Parent Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leon S Parent, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1871
  • Charles Parent, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1883

Parent Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Parent, who arrived in Quebec in 1651 from Saintonge
  • Michel Parent, who arrived in Quebec from Ile-de-France in 1692

Parent Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Charles Parent, who came to Quebec in 1749
  • Gabriel Parent, who arrived in Quebec from Normandie in 1754
  • Mr. Daniel Parent U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Thomas Parent U.E. who settled in Belle Vue, Beaver Harbour, Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Parent (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Parent (post 1700)



  • Dan Parent (b. 1964), American comic book artist and writer
  • Claude Parent (1923-2016), French architect
  • Roger Parent (1953-2016), Canadian politician, MLA in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan (2011-2016)
  • Bernard Marcel "Bernie" Parent (b. 1945), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey goaltender
  • André Parent (b. 1944), Canadian doctor and medical researcher from Quebec, winner of the 2002 Wilder-Penfield Prize
  • Mimi Parent (1924-2005), Canadian surrealist artist
  • Georges Parent (1879-1942), Canadian lawyer, and politician, who was the Speaker of the Canadian Senate (1940-1942)
  • Étienne Parent (1801-1874), French Canadian journalist and government official
  • Ryan Parent (b. 1987), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Jean Jacques Clark Parent (b. 1951), Haitian writer, poet, composer, singer
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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The Parent Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Parent 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 30 November 2016 at 13:09.

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