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Champagne, France is where the ancestors of the Perrow family lived. Perrow was derived from the given name Peter, which comes from the Greek name Petros, meaning rock.

Perrow Early Origins



The surname Perrow 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.

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Perrow Spelling Variations


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Perrow 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 Perrow, some of which include Perron, Perrone, Peron, Perouin, Perrouin, Du Perron and many more.

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Perrow Early History


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Perrow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Perrow research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Perrow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Perrow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Perrow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Perrow 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Perrow Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Gabriel H. Perrow, aged 44, a butcher, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Harriett Perrow, aged 42, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Henrietta Perrow, aged 9, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • William Perrow, aged 18, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Anne Perrow, aged 20, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Perrow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Perrow (post 1700)



  • Mosby Garland Perrow Jr., (1909-1976), American educator who was key figure in Virginia's abandonment of "Massive Resistance" to public school desegregation
  • Charles B. Perrow, American emeritus professor of sociology at Yale University
  • Mark Perrow (b. 1965), South African sprint canoer at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    11. ...

    The Perrow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Perrow 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.

    This page was last modified on 13 December 2015 at 09:11.

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