How many Pasteurs were born over the last century?

The PASTEUR in France are ranked 3394th with 1415 births during the last century. Here is the detailed ranking by department and district : Continue reading “How many Pasteurs were born over the last century?”

Origin of the Pasteur surname

Pasteur as a surname originated from an occupation. The surname developed from the Latin word “pastor”, which means “shepherd”. The people who herded sheep were named “Pastor”, then Pastour, Pastre and Pasteur. In German, Pasteur became Pfarrer. Continue reading “Origin of the Pasteur surname”

First General Meeting of the Association of Pasteur families

The first Ordinary General Meeting of the Association of Pasteur families took place in Geneva on 2nd June 2001. Other activities were planned for that day too and all took take place within the bounds of the old town. Continue reading “First General Meeting of the Association of Pasteur families”