Last name origins & meanings:
- French: from Old French pel(l)erin, pelegrin
‘pilgrim’; a nickname for a person who had been on a pilgrimage to the
Holy Land or to a famous holy site elsewhere. See also Pilgrim.
- A Pelerin of unknown regional background, who was also known as
Saint-Amand, is recorded at Trois Rivières, Quebec, in 1655.
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