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Peroux History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The history of the Peroux name began during the Middle Ages in a region known as Brittany. The French name is derived from the popular French personal name Pierre, which comes from the ancient name Petros, or Peter, meaning rock.

Early Origins of the Peroux family


The surname Peroux was first found in Brittany where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Launay and Vieux Launay.

Early History of the Peroux family


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Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1898, 1919, 1923, 1644, 1717, 1644, 1691, 1670, 1684, 1687, 1611, 1661, 1613, 1688, 1608, 1680, 1628, 1703, 1644 and 1717 are included under the topic Early Peroux History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Peroux Spelling Variations


The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Peroux is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Perot, Perrot, Perrotte, Perreault, Perault, Perrault, de Perrot, De Perrot, De Perot, De Perault, De Perrault, Perrott, Perrau, Perraut, Perroud, Peroud, Perraud, Perrauld, Perauld, Peraud, Perroux, Peroux and many more.

Early Notables of the Peroux family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst this name at this time was Nicolas Perrot (1644-1717), French explorer, diplomat, and fur trader, one of the first white men in the Upper Mississippi Valley; François-Marie Perrot (1644-1691), French Governor of Montreal by a royal commission in 1670, and later Governor of Acadia (1684-1687); Nicolas Perot (ca. 1611-1661)...
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Migration of the Peroux family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peroux Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Rene Peroux, who arrived in Montreal in 1662

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