Varin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Varin family

The surname Varin was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where this distinguished family held a family seat in the Franche-Comte, and were members of the aristocracy of that region.

They also branched to Brittany at Colombier where they were elevated to the nobility in 1775, and to Normandy where they held a family seat at Prêteville and were elevated to the nobility in 1591, and to Lorraine where they were elevated to the nobility in 1513. In the Franche-Comté they were also seated at d'Audeux, and this branch were elevated to the nobility in 1611. Notable amongst the family was Jean Varin, French Sculptor, 1604-1672.

Nicolas Varin, born in 1669, son of Nicolas and Jeanne of Groincour of Rouen, travelled from France to Canada in the 17th century. After arriving in the province of Quebec he married Marie-Anne Ronseray, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, at Boucherville on 29th October 1697. [1]

Early History of the Varin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Varin research. Another 21 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1513, 1591, 1604, 1611, 1634, 1672, and 1775 are included under the topic Early Varin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Varin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Varin, Varrin, Varine, Varrine, Varien, Varrien, Warin, Warrin, La Varin and many more.

Early Notables of the Varin family (pre 1700)

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United States Varin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Varin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Mr. Varin who settled with his wife and child in Carolina in 1679
  • Jacques Varin, who arrived in South Carolina in 1679 [2]
  • Jacques and Suzanne Varin, who settled in Carolina in 1695
Varin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Charles Constance Varin, who landed in New York in 1784 [2]
Varin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A. Varin settled in San Francisco, California in 1857

Canada Varin migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Varin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Marin Varin, son of Louis and Françoise, who married Marie Massard, daughter of Nicolas and Anne, in Quebec on 28th June 1688 [3]
  • Nicolas Varin, son of Nicolas and Jeanne, who married Marie-Anne Ronseray, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, in Boucherville, Quebec on 29th october 1697 [3]
  • Nicolas Varin, who arrived in Quebec in 1697 from Normandy
Varin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Nicolas Varin, son of Nicolas and Marie-Anne, who married Angélique Dumay, daughter of Eustache and Catherine, in Longueuil, Quebec on 8th January 1724 [3]
  • Jacques Varin, son of Nicolas and Marie-Anne, who married Angélique Darragon, daughter of François and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 16th July 1731 [3]
  • Louis-Joseph Varin, son of Nicolas and Marie-Anne, who married Renée Gautier, daughter of Jean and Jeanne, in Montreal, Quebec on 30th April 1731 [3]
  • Jean-Victor Varin, son of Jean and Marthe, who married Charlotte Liénard, daughter of Louis and Denise-Thérèse, in Montreal, Quebec on 19th October 1733 [3]
  • Nicolas Varin, son of Nicolas and Angélique, who married Catherine Bariteau, daughter of Julien and Catherine, in La Prairie, Quebec on 19th February 1748 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Varin (post 1700) +

  • Jean-Pierre Varin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]
  • Stella Díaz Varín (1929-2006), Chilean poet
  • Jean-Baptiste Varin (1810-1899), Canadian notary and politician in Lower Canada, Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1851 to 1854


  1. ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
  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)
  3. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Jean-Pierre Varin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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