Dupré

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Famous cellist Jacqueline du Pré, descended from a long-established Jersey family


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Origin of Surname

The original Dupré probably lived in a meadow (pré)

The name is common in Normandy and there is a record of Heredes Petri de Prato in 1236 and Jehan du Prey in 1342.

Early records

The name is found in the Extente of 1331

  • Charles Dupray was born in Jersey about 1550
  • Robert du Prey was born in St Peter about 1611 and married Jeanne Vibert
  • Rachel Dupré was born in Castel, Guernsey about 1695

Variants

  • Dupré, 1668
  • du Pré
  • du Prey
  • du Pray, 1607
  • Dupray

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Dupre's shoe repair shop at Sion, St John

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