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Sirois Early Origins



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 départements, 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.

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Sirois Spelling Variations


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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.

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Sirois Early History


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Sirois Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sirois research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sirois History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sirois Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sirois Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sirois 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 or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sirois (post 1700)


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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 [1]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


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Sirois Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sirois 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 29 October 2016 at 13:37.

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