Favret History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Favret is occupational in origin and derives from a person who sold or grew beans.
Early Origins of the Favret family
The surname Favret was first found in Poitou, where this distinguished family was established in the 13th century.
Important Dates for the Favret family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Favret research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1387, 1467, 1473, 1475, 1491, 1540, 1557, 1624, 1631, 1720, 1755, 1809, 1837, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Favret History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Favret Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Favier, Favreau, Favereau, Favraud, Faveraud, Favrod, Favret, Favet, Favez, Favey, Favière, Favières, de Favet, Favetier, Favatier, Fawtier and many more.
Early Notables of the Favret family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Favret family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Favière, who arrived in New York in 1740; Charlotte Bouyer Favières, who arrived in New York in 1742; Pierre Favier, who arrived in Louisiana in 1756.
Contemporary Notables of the name Favret (post 1700)
- Colin Favret, American scientist at the Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois
- Ben Favret, American former professional water skier who co-founded Elan Boats in 2001, formerly known as American Skier Inboard Boats
- Jean-Marc Favret, French high-ranking official, Paris
- Martine Favret, French actress, known for her role in Vivre ici (1969)
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