Varenne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Varenne family

The surname Varenne was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Varenne family

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Varenne Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Verryn, Verrycken, Verreycken, Veron, Verone, Varenne, Varennes, Verheyen, Verren, Verrin, Veren and many more.

Early Notables of the Varenne family (pre 1700)

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Varenne Ranking

In France, the name Varenne is the 3,010th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [1]


United States Varenne migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Varenne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Isac Varenne, who settled in Boston in 1712
  • Isac Varenne, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1712 [2]
  • Francois Varenne, aged 40, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [2]
  • Francois Varenne, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
Varenne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alexander Maitrot Varenne, who settled in New York in 1803
  • Alexander Maitrot Varenne, who landed in New York in 1803 [2]
  • Alfred Varenne, who settled in Minnesota in 1860

Contemporary Notables of the name Varenne (post 1700) +

  • Alex Varenne (1939-2020), French comic book artist and writer, known by his erotic works


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ 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)


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