Paris History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The noble surname Paris is or Spanish origin. It is derived from a given name bestowed on children born on the Feast of the Epiphany. The name stems from the Spanish "aparición" which means "appearance or manifestation."

Early Origins of the Paris family

The surname Paris was first found in the mountains of Santander in the northern regions of Spain.

Important Dates for the Paris family

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Paris Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Aparacio, Aparici, Paris, Aparíci, Aparisi and others.

Early Notables of the Paris family (pre 1700)

Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Manuel Aparicio del Manzano who was born in Havana...
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Paris migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Paris Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Agustin Paris, who settled in New Spain in 1580
  • Ana Paris, who settled in New Spain in 1580
Paris Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Thomas Paris, who landed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1637 [1]
  • Katherine Paris, who arrived in Maryland in 1675 [1]
  • Thomas Paris settled with his wife and son in Barbados in 1678
  • Edward Paris who settled in Barbados in 1679 with his wife Elisabeth
Paris Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Marie Paris, aged 30, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]
  • Isaac Paris, who arrived in New York in 1751 [1]
  • Isaac Paris, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751 with his wife Rachel, and sons Pierre, Isaac, Jean-Martin and Daniel
  • Anne M. Rachel Paris, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
  • Peter Paris, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Paris Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Bennan De Paris, aged 24, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1836 [1]
  • Antonio Paris, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1842 [1]
  • A Paris, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]
  • Juan Paris, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Froilan Paris, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
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Paris migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Paris Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • François Paris, son of Claude and Élisabeth, married Élisabeth Deschalets, daughter of François and Jacques, in Quebec on 26th November 1668 [2]
  • Francois Paris, who arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1681
  • François Paris, son of Pierre and Cardine, married Marie Rabouin, daughter of Jean and Marguerite, in Quebec on 13th October 1681 [2]
  • Pierre Paris, who arrived in Quebec in 1691 from Angoumois on the west coast of France near Bordeaux
  • Pierre Paris, son of Pierre and Anne, married Michelle Charlan, daughter of Claude and Jeanne, in Sainte-Famille, Quebec on 24th January 1691 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Paris Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Gilles-Francois Paris, who arrived in Quebec in 1702 from the Franche-Comté
  • Gilles-François Paris, son of Jean and Françoise, married Marie-Louise Charpentier, daughter of Jean and Barbe, in Lévis, Quebec on 7th June 1702 [2]
  • Jean-François Paris, son of François-Gilles and Marie, married Marie-Charlotte Garand, daughter of Pierre and Catherine, in Quebec on 22nd November 1722 [2]
  • Pierre Paris, son of François and Marie, married Marie-Jeanne Tellier, daughter of François and Anne, in Cap-Santé, Quebec on 15th November 1728 [2]
  • Pierre-Augustin Paris, son of Gilles-François and Marie-Louise, married Madeleine Terriau, daughter of Guillaume and Marie-Anne, in Quebec on 30th June 1733 [2]
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Paris migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Paris Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Robert Paris, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sebastian" arriving in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 7th October 1859 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Paris (post 1700)

  • Georges de Paris (1934-2015), French-American tailor who is often referred to as tailor to the American Presidents; he has made suits for every American President since Lyndon Johnson
  • Dawn Evelyeen Paris (1918-1993), American Oscar-nominated actress, who took the stage name Anne Shirley
  • Jerry Paris Jr. (1925-1986), American actor and director
  • Jackie Paris (1926-2004), American jazz singer and guitarist
  • Joel B. Paris III, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 9 aerial victories
  • Antoine Marie Paris d'Illins, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]
  • Marie Auguste Paris, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]
  • Sarina Paris (b. 1973), Canadian dance-pop singer
  • Bruno Paulin Gaston Paris (1839-1903), French writer and linguist
  • Alexis Paulin Paris (1800-1881), French scholar, author and Professor

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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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, June 16) Antoine Paris. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, June 16) Marie Paris. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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