hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name.The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin.They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name Perrion is derived, from the French name Pierre, meaning rock.
Early Origins of the Perrion family
Lorraine where this eminent family held a family seat in the seigneurie of Jalaucort, and where they were elevated to the nobility in 1514.
Early History of the Perrion family
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Perrion Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Perrin, Perin, Perrine, Perine, Perrion, De Perrin and many more.
Early Notables of the Perrion family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Perrion family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henri Perrin who arrived in Quebec in 1661 from Brittany; Joseph-Jilles Perrin arrived in Quebec in 1723 from Brittany; Antoine Perrin sailed from Languedoc in 1720 for Quebec.
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