local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came.
Early Origins of the Valliere family
family seat and were important members of the aristocracy of that region.
Early History of the Valliere family
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Valliere Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vallier, Valliers, Valliere, Vallieres, Valier, Valiers, Valiere, Valieres and many more.
Early Notables of the Valliere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Valliere family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gab Valier who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773; Pierre Vallières arrived in Quebec in 1670 from Angoumois near Bordeaux on the west coast of France, but this is thought of being the port of departure rather than his home province..
Contemporary Notables of the name Valliere (post 1700)
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