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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, who landed in New York in 1854 [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)

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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



  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)

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  5. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. 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.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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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