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Perrine is a name that came to England in the 11th century wave of migration that was set off by the Norman Conquest of 1066. Perrine comes from the ancient given name Peter which anciently meant rock or stone.

Perrine Early Origins



The surname Perrine was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Perrine Spelling Variations


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Perrine Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Perrine were recorded, including Perrin, Perren, Perrine, Peren, Perring, Perrins and others.

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Perrine Early History


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Perrine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Perrine research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1642, 1719 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Perrine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Perrine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Perrine Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Perrine 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



The unstable environment in England at this time caused numerous families to board ships and leave in search of opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad in places like Ireland, Australia, and particularly the New World. The voyage was extremely difficult, however, and only taken at great expense. The cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels caused many to arrive diseased and starving, not to mention destitute from the enormous cost. Still opportunity in the emerging nations of Canada and the United States was far greater than at home and many went on to make important contributions to the cultures of their adopted countries. An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Perrine arrived in North America very early:

Perrine Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Daniel Perrine, who landed in New Jersey in 1665

Perrine Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Perrine, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1718

Perrine Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. William Perrine U.E. who settled in Parr Town, Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Perrine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Perrine (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Henry Pratt Perrine (1891-1953), American Commanding Officer Heidelberg Military Post (1948-1949)
  • Frederick "Bull" Perrine (1877-1915), American professional American League Baseball umpire from 1909 to 1912
  • Ira Burton Perrine (1861-1943), American farmer, rancher and businessman in Idaho, founder of Twin Falls
  • John Grover "Nig" Perrine (1885-1948), American Major League Baseball infielder who played in 1907 for the Washington Senators
  • Valerie Ritchie Perrine (b. 1943), American Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominated, BAFTA Award winning actress, best known for her roles in Lenny (1974), Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980)
  • Charles Dillon Perrine (1867-1951), American-Argentine astronomer, eponym of Perrine, a lunar crater
  • Henry Perrine (1797-1840), American horticulturist, United States Consul in Campeche, Mexico
  • Lawrence Perrine, Professor of English
  • Melissa Perrine (b. 1988), Australia para-alpine skier at the 2010 Winter Paralympics

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Impavidun feriunt ruinae
Motto Translation: Danger shall strike me unappalled.


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Perrine Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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The Perrine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Perrine 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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