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Prejean Early Origins



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.

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Prejean Spelling Variations


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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.

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Prejean Early History


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Prejean Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prejean research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1435, 1481, 1490, 1594, 1655, 1709, 1808, 1809, and 1810 are included under the topic Early Prejean History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prejean Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prejean Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prejean 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prejean (post 1700)


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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


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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)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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The Prejean Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prejean 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 28 June 2014 at 23:30.

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