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Where did the French Favor family come from? What is the French Favor family crest and coat of arms? When did the Favor family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Favor family history?The surname Favor is derived from the Old French word "fevre," which meant "a blacksmith;" as such, it was originally an occupational name for a smith, or metal worker. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, those derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, were the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefebvre, Lefebvres, Lefevres, Favre, Favres, Fevre, Febvre, Febvres, Favers, Lefabre, Lefabvres, Fabvres, Lefever and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Favor research. Another 349 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1382, 1470, 1508, 1525, 1534, 1552, 1569, 1574, 1585, 1600, 1615, 1626, 1650, 1667, 1672, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Favor History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 47 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Favor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Favor Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Favor Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Favor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Favor 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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