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Where did the French Allard family come from? What is the French Allard family crest and coat of arms? When did the Allard family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Allard family history?The prestigious surname Allard originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Allard originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Allard, Allart, Allar, Alard, Alart, Alar, Allarre, Allare, Alarre, Alare, Allarde, Allardes, Allarte, Allartes, D'Alare, Dallar, Dhalar, Dalar, Dallare, D'Allard, Dallard, Dallart, Dallar, d'Allard, Allar and many more.
First found in Poitou where the family held a family seat since early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allard research. Another 293 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1016, 1516, 1620, and 1681 are included under the topic Early Allard History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Allard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Allard Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- Hugh Allard, who arrived in New Hampshire in 1674
Allard Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Cristine Allard, who landed in Louisiana in 1718
- Antoine Allard, aged 20, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
- Isaac Allard, who landed in Massachusetts in 1750
- William Allard, who arrived in America in 1760
- Paul and William Allard had landed in the year 1767
Allard Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- John Allard, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1809
- Peter Gre Allard, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1810
- L Allard, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
- Martin Allard, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1886
- Alfred Allard, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1899
Allard Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Achille Allard, aged 27, who landed in America from Paris, in 1904
- Auguste Allard, aged 0, who settled in America from Carvin, France, in 1913
- James Allard (b. 1969), former " Chief Experience Officer" and Chief Technology Officer, for Microsoft
- Alan Wayne Allard (b. 1943), senior United States Senator from Colorado
- Brigadier-General John Stetson Allard (1897-1967), American Duty with the VII Bomber Command (1943-1944)
- Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey "Sammy" Allard DFC, DFM & Bar (1912-1941), British RAF flying ace of the Second World War
- Sydney Allard (1910-1966), English founder of the Allard Car company
- Carole-Marie Allard (b. 1949), Liberal member of Canada's House of Commons
- Jean-Guy Allard (b. 1948), Canadian journalist
- General Jean Victor Allard CC, CBE, GOQ, DSO & Two Bars, ED, CD (1913-1996), Canadian Chief of the Defense Staff from 1966-1969
- General Jean-Victor Allard (1913-1996), Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff from 1966 to 1969
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The Allard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Allard 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.
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