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Defoudrais Early Origins



The surname Defoudrais was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this distinguished ancient family can be traced back to as early as 932 A.D.

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Defoudrais Spelling Variations


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Defoudrais Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Foudras, Fouddras, Foudrat, Foudra, Fudras, Fudrat, Fudra, Fudrea, le Foudras, de Foudras, des Foudras, de Foudrat, de Foudra, de Fudras, de Fudrat, de Fudra, Foudray, Fouddray, Foudrays, Foudrais, Fouddrais, Foudraies, Fouddraies, Foudrez, Foudraye, Foudrayes, Foudret, Foudré, le Foudray, de Foudray, des Foudray, de Foudrais, de Foudrez, de Foudraye, Fouxdray, Foudre, le Foudre, de Foudre, des Foudre and many more.

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Defoudrais Early History


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Defoudrais Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Defoudrais research. Another 595 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1080, 1113, 1216, 1356, 1510, 1691, 1621, 1667, 1698 and 1621 are included under the topic Early Defoudrais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Defoudrais Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Defoudrais Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Defoudrais Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Foudrea settled in San Francisco in 1851.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sunt mihi in custodiam
Motto Translation: I have to keep


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Defoudrais Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Defoudrais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Defoudrais 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.

    This page was last modified on 27 March 2014 at 11:12.

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