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Early Origins of the Sirois family


The surname Sirois was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme departments, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Jean Sirois, born in 1683, settled in Canada with his wife Marie-Angelique (née Dumontin), in the late 16th to early 17th century. They had one son, François, who married Marie-Anne Tiboutot at Rivière-Ouelle, Quebec on 28th November 1713. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print


Early History of the Sirois family


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Sirois Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sirois, Sirouz, Seroz, Seroux, Serreau, Sireau, Serot, Sirot, Cirois and many more.

Early Notables of the Sirois family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sirois family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sirois Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Sirois, son of Jean-François and Marguerite, married Marie-Françoise Roy, daughter of Pierre and Marie-Anne, in Quebec on 5th June 1721 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • François Sirois, son of François and Marie-Anne, married Marie-Anne Pinel, daughter of Charles-François and Marie-Anne, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Quebec on 22nd November 1740 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean-Baptiste Sirois, son of François and Marie-Anne, married Marie-Josephte Pinel, daughter of Charles-François and Marie-Anne, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Quebec on 1st May 1741 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Augustin Sirois, son of Franços and Marie-Françoise, married Marie-Anne Boucher, daughter of Pierre and Marie-Catherine, in Kamouraska, Quebec on 12th June 1754 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Sirois, son of François and Marie-Françoise, married Marie-Anne Michaud, daughter of Louis and Geneviève, in Kamouraska, Quebec on 19th January 1757 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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Contemporary Notables of the name Sirois (post 1700)


  • Leon Duray "Jigger" Sirois (b. 1935), former American racing driver
  • Joe Sirois (b. 1972), American drummer from Andover, Massachusetts who played with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  • Edward D. Sirois, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1937; Massachusetts Republican State Chair, 1941 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Allan Sirois (b. 1975), Canadian former ice hockey player from Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
  • Myriam Sirois (b. 1975), Canadian actress and voice actress
  • Robert "Bob" Sirois (b. 1954), retired Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who played 286 games from Montreal, Quebec
  • Richard Z. Sirois, Canadian radio and television comedian from Matane, Quebec
  • Richard "Rich" Sirois (b. 1957), Canadian retired International Hockey League goalie from Montreal, Quebec
  • Allyre Louis Joseph Sirois (1923-2012), Canadian soldier awarded the Croix de Guerre for his work for MI5 behind enemy lines, Canadian judge of the Court of the Queen's Bench in Saskatchewan
  • Charles Sirois (b. 1954), Canadian businessman, founder, controlling shareholder, Chairman and CEO of Telesystem Ltd., member of the Order of Canada in 1994

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Citations


  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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