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Perron History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
, France is where the ancestors of the Perron family lived. Perron was derived from the given name Peter, which comes from the Greek name Petros, meaning rock.
Early Origins of the Perron family
The surname Perron was first found in Champagne
where they held a family seat
at St-Martin, and were eventually elevated after the Revolution to Comtes of the Empire.
Early History of the Perron family
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Perron Spelling Variations
History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations
of the name Perron, some of which include Perron, Perrone, Peron, Perouin, Perrouin, Du Perron and many more.
Early Notables of the Perron family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Perron family to the New World and Oceana
Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Perron were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Perron were
Perron Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Claude Perron, aged 20, who landed in Louisiana in 1720 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)
Perron Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alice Perron, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1905
- Catherine Perron, aged 35, who landed in America from Paris, in 1905
- Eugenie Perron, who landed in America, in 1906
- Helene Perron, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1911
- Clet Perron, aged 28, who landed in America from Brest, France, in 1917
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Perron Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Daniel Francois Perron who settled in Quebec in 1663 from Aunis, near Bordeaux
Perron Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Joseph Perron, who arrived in Quebec in 1730 from Lorraine
Perron Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Sawka Perron, who arrived in Quebec in 1896
Perron Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Elmira Perron, aged 39, who settled in S. Lancaster, Canada, in 1912
- Bertha Perron, aged 38, who emigrated to Canada, in 1915
- Jacques Perron, aged 22, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1921
Perron Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Margaret Perron, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal Admiral" in 1838 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL ADMIRAL 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838RoyalAdmiral.htm
Contemporary Notables of the name Perron (post 1700)
- Pierre Cuillier- Perron (1753-1755), French military adventurer in India
- François Perron, French-born, American ballet dancer and teacher, founder of the French Academie of Ballet, based in New York City
- Marshall Perron (b. 1942), Australian politician, 4th Chief Minister of the Northern Territory of Australia (1988-1995)
- Gilles Perron (b. 1940), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (1997-2008)
- Fleuri Perron (1866-1931), Canadian politician and businessman, Mayor of St. Albert, Alberta
- Jean Perron (b. 1946), Canadian former head coach in the NHL from Saint-Isidore-d'Auckland, Quebec
- David Perron (b. 1988), Canadian NHL ice hockey player
- Oskar Perron (1880-1975), German mathematician, eponym of Perron's formula
Suggested Readings for the name Perron
- The Perrons: French-Canadian Pioneers of Minnesota by Ronald F. Eustice.
Perron Family Crest Products
- ^ 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)
- ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL ADMIRAL 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838RoyalAdmiral.htm
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