in origin and derives from a person who sold or grew beans.
The surname Defavet was first found in Poitou, where this distinguished family was established in the 13th century.
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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.
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.