The name Sarret has a long French heritage that first began in southern region of Languedoc
. The name is derived from when the family lived in the Languedoc
area of France.
Early Origins of the Sarret family
The surname Sarret was first found in Languedoc
, where this eminent family held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Sarret family
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Sarret 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 Sarret, some of which include Serres, Sère, Saire, Sert, Serre, Saires, Des Serres, de Serres, Des Saires, La Serre, La Saire, La Sère, Le Sert, De Sert, De Serres, De Sère, De Saire and many more.
Early Notables of the Sarret family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sarret family to the New World and Oceana
Immigration to New France was slow; therefore, early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. 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 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England
and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Sarret has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Sarret were Mr. Serre settled in Carolina in 1679 with a woman and two children; Noel Serre settled in Carolina with his wife, Catherine Challin, in 1695; Noel Serres settled in Carolina with his family in 1679.
Contemporary Notables of the name Sarret (post 1700)
- Henri Amable Alexandre de Sarret, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) Henri Sarret. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html