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Where did the French Fleury family come from? What is the French Fleury family crest and coat of arms? When did the Fleury family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Fleury family history?

The name Fleury is from that region of northern France called Normandy. The name came from the medieval given name Fleuri.

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Throughout the course of history most surnames have undergone changes for many reasons. During the early development of the French language, a son and father may not have chosen to spell their name the same way. Many are simple spelling changes by a person who gave his name, phonetically, to a scribe, priest, or recorder. Many names held prefixes or suffixes which became optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, we have many spelling variations of this name, Fleury some of which are Fleury, Fleurie, Fleurey, Fleuries, Fleurry, Fleurrie, Fleurries, Fleurrey, de Fleury, du Fleury, de Fleurey, du Fleurey, de Fleurry, du Fleurry, de Fleurrey and many more.

First found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been kept on record from ancient times.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fleury research. Another 309 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1653, 1698, 1715, 1726, 1794, 1641, 1696, 1672, 1527 and 1522 are included under the topic Early Fleury History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 131 words(9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fleury Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Fleury has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Fleury were

Fleury Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century


  • Abraham Fleury, who arrived in South Carolina in 1679
  • Abraham Fleury arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1680
  • Isaac Fleury, who landed in South Carolina in 1685
  • Marianne Fleury, who arrived in South Carolina in 1685

Fleury Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century


  • Elizabet Fleury, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1700
  • Antoine Fleury, aged 32, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean Fleury, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Antoine Fleury, aged 32, settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jeanne Fleury settled in Louisiana in 1719


Fleury Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century


  • Louis Fleury, aged 26, settled in New Orleans in 1820
  • Francis G. Fleury settled in Philadelphia in 1851
  • Victor Fleury settled in Philadelphia in 1854
  • Anthony Fleury settled in Philadelphia in 1855

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  • Paul A Fleury, American physicist and academic administrator
  • Louis Fleury, French flautist
  • Theoren Fleury (b. 1968), Canadian hockey player
  • Nicole Fleury, Statistician, Paris


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  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Fleury Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fleury 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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