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Peregrine History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



St. Peregrine the martyr, was an early Christian martyr who died because he and others refused to worship the Roman Emperor Commodus on his birthday. Saint Peregrine (Peregrinus) of Auxerre (d. ca. 261 AD or ca. 304 AD) is venerated as the first bishop of Auxerre and the builder of its first cathedral. The name Peregrine is derived from the Latin Peregrinus, which originally meant "one from abroad", in other words, a foreigner, traveler, or pilgrim. The Peregrine Falcon (falco peregrinus) was first described under its current name by English ornithologist Marmaduke Tunstall in his 1771 work Ornithologia Britannica.

Early Origins of the Peregrine family


The surname Peregrine was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county. The family name was from Haute Marne in Normandy and probably originated from the King who was a falconer, a peregrine being a hunting type of falcon.

Early History of the Peregrine family


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Peregrine Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Perigrine, Perrigrin, Pellegrin, Perigrin, Pelegrin, Perrigrine and many more.

Early Notables of the Peregrine family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Peregrine family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peregrine Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Wm. Peregrine, who arrived in Virginia sometime between 1671 and 1672

Peregrine Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Peregrine, who settled in Ohio sometime between 1831 and 1836
  • Jose Peregrine, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [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)
  • Miguel Peregrine, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [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)

Peregrine Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. Ira T. Peregrine, who emigrated to the United States from Seville, Spain, in 1903
  • Eleanor Peregrine, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • J. P. Peregrine, aged 32, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Mrs. J. P. Peregrine, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Ira Peregrine, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Peregrine Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Peregrine, who settled in Ontario in 1841

Contemporary Notables of the name Peregrine (post 1700)


  • Peter N. Peregrine (b. 1963), American anthropologist, professional archaeologist, and academic
  • Howell Peregrine (1938-2007), British applied mathematician
  • David Peregrine OC (1954-1989), Canadian dancer and actor

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  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)

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