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Multiple Origins for the Surname Pellerin


French


The origins the old family name Pellerin can be found within medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Pellerin family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Pellerin was an occupational name for a falconer or cape maker which was in turn derived from the Old French word "pelerin," which indicated someone of either of these two professions.

Pellerin Early Origins



The surname Pellerin was first found in Orléanais, where they held a family seat as an aristocratic family at St.-Loup, and before the end of the 13th century had branched to La Touche. They emerged as one of the great aristocratic families of the region and played an important role in cultural affairs.

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Pellerin Spelling Variations


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Pellerin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pellerin, Pelerin, Pellerine, Pellerain, Pelerine and many more.

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Pellerin Early History


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Pellerin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pellerin research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1684, 1756, 1782, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Pellerin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pellerin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pellerin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pellerin 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:

Pellerin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Laurent Pellerin, who landed in Massachusetts in 1755-1768
  • Pierre Pellerin, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1755-1768
  • Charles Pellerin, who landed in Massachusetts in 1760

Pellerin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Pellerin who arrived in Quebec in 1651 from Saintonge

Pellerin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Pellerin arrived in Quebec in 1752 from Normandy
  • Jean Pellerin, who arrived in Quebec in 1766-1767

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pellerin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pellerin (post 1700)



  • Giles Pellerin (1906-1998), American college football fan; notable for having attended 797 consecutive USC football games over a period of 73 years
  • Joseph Pellerin (1684-1782), French Intendant-General of the Navy, first Commissioner of the Navy
  • Scott Jaque-Frederick Pellerin (b. 1970), New Brunswick-born, Canadian retired professional NHL hockey left winger who played from 1992 to 2004
  • Guy Pellerin (b. 1971), New Brunswick-born, Canadian hockey referee at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics
  • Krystin Pellerin (b. 1983), Newfoundland-born, Canadian Gemini Award nominated stage and film actress, best known for her starring role in Republic of Doyle (2010-2014) and for Killing Zelda Sparks (2007) and Warriors of Terra (2006)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Pellerin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pellerin 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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