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Spelling variations of this family name include: Perle, Pearl, Pearle, Pear, Parl, Perl, Purl, Purle, Pearlman, Perlman and many more.
First found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1259 when Henry and Reginald Perle held a family seat in Oseney in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pearle research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1316, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Pearle History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Pearle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pearle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Pearle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pearle 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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