The surname Delafautriere was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been known since early times.
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of this family name include: Fautrières, Fautrière, Fautrièrres, Fautrièrre, Fautrièrts, Fautrièrt, de Fautrières and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fardinn Fautres, who settled in Virginia in 1648; Ferd Fautres settled in Virginia in 1651.
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: Tendre et féal
Motto Translation: Tender and faithful