Verdier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Verdier family

The surname Verdier was first found in Languedoc in the south of France where this distinguished family held a family seat as important members of the aristocracy.

It should, however, be borne in mind that the titles of Seigneurs de la Verdiere and de Eos were borne by one of the oldest of the great Provencal houses. 'All the branches of the Seigneurs of the name of Vintimille established in Provence came,' says Anselme, 'from the Seigneurs de la Verdiere of the same country.'" [1]

"The Verdier, or verderer, was a judge of petty offences against the forest laws. In England his office was to take care of the vert, a word applying to everything that bears a green leaf within the forest that may cover and hide a deer." [1]

Early History of the Verdier family

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Verdier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laverdière, Laverdiere, Verdière, Verdiere, Laverdure, Verdiere, La Verdière, De Verdiere and many more.

Early Notables of the Verdier family (pre 1700)

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Verdier Ranking

In France, the name Verdier is the 228th most popular surname with an estimated 15,779 people with that name. [2]

United States Verdier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Verdier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Andre Verdier, who settled in South Carolina in 1738
  • Andre Verdier, who arrived in South Carolina in 1738 [3]
  • Francis Jean Charles Verdier, who arrived in New York in 1794
Verdier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Simon Verdier, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1811
  • Simon Verdier, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1811 [3]
  • Francisco Verdier, who landed in America in 1826 [3]
  • Philippe Verdier, who arrived in America in 1836
  • Johan A. S. Verdier, who arrived in New York in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Verdier (post 1700) +

  • Robert M. Verdier, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 17th Circuit, 1959 [4]
  • Leonard D. Verdier (b. 1877), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1909-12; Member of Michigan State Senate 16th District, 1913-16 [4]
  • John A. S. Verdier, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900 [4]
  • Joan Pau Verdier (1947-2020), born Jean-Paul Verdier, a French singer born in Périgueux, Dordogne
  • Geraldo João Paulo Roger Verdier (1937-2017), French-born Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Guajará-Mirim (1980–2011)
  • Jean-Antoine Verdier, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [5]
  • Jean-Antoine Verdier (1767-1839), French General during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
  • Jean-Louis Verdier (1935-1989), French mathematician
  • Jean Verdier (1864-1940), French Cardinal, Archbishop of Paris

  1. ^ Cleveland, Dutchess of The Battle Abbey Roll with some Account of the Norman Lineages. London: John Murray, Abermarle Street, 1889. Print. Volume 3 of 3
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  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from
  5. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Jean-Antoine Verdier. Retrieved from on Facebook