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The Parer surname derives from the Spanish word "parra," meaning "vine bower," or "trellis;" thus it may have emerged as a topographic name for someone who lived near or tended such plants, or as a habitational name from any of the several places named with this word.

Parer Early Origins



The surname Parer was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

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Parer Spelling Variations


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Parer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Parra, Para, Parras, Parreira, Parrilla, Parramon and many more.

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Parer Early History


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Parer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Parer research. Another 387 words (28 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Parer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Parer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Parer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Parer 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:

Parer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Parer, aged 15, landed in New York in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Parer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Parer (post 1700)



  • David Parer, award-winning Australian natural history film maker
  • Raymond John Paul Parer (1894-1967), Australian aviator
  • Warwick Raymond Parer (1936-2014), Australian politician, Senator for Queensland (1984-2000), Minister for Resources and Energy (1996-1998)
  • Damien Parer (1912-1944), Australian news photographer

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Parer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Parer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Parer 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 17 March 2014 at 11:24.

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