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Prejean History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Prejean family


The surname Prejean was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this respected family has held a family seat since the days of yore.

Early History of the Prejean family


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Prejean Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Regnard, Regnards, Regnarde, Regnardes, Regnare, Regnares, Regnart, Regnarts, Regnarte, Regnartes, de Regnard, du Regnard, Regnaud, Regnier, Regnold and many more.

Early Notables of the Prejean family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Prejean family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Prejean Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Felicity Prejean, aged 18, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1755 [1]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)
  • Hannah Prejean, aged 20, who landed in Massachusetts in 1755 [1]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)
  • Margueritte Prejean, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1763 [1]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)

Prejean Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ellis Prejean, aged 16, who emigrated to America from Port Arthur, in 1919
  • Marseille Prejean, aged 21, who landed in America from Houma, Louisiana, in 1919

Contemporary Notables of the name Prejean (post 1700)


  • Sister Helen Prejean (b. 1939), American Roman Catholic nun, and advocate for the abolition of the death penalty
  • Caroline Michelle Carrie Prejean Boller (b. 1987), American model and beauty queen, former Miss California USA 2009
  • Patrick Préjean (b. 1944), French actor, son of Albert Préjean
  • Albert Préjean (1894-1979), French actor and soldier, recipient of the Croix de Guerre and the Legion d'honneur
  • Laura Préjean (b. 1977), French voice actress, daughter of Patrick Préjean
  • Gayle Kawaipuna Prejean (1943-1992), Hawaiian nationalist

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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