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Dufer Early Origins



The surname Dufer was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Dufer Spelling Variations


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Dufer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fer, Dufer, Ferraille, Féraille, Fera, Ferras, Ferrat, Ferrail, Férail, Ferrasse, Ferrarson and many more.

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Dufer Early History


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Dufer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dufer research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Dufer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dufer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dufer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dufer 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 were:

Dufer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Dufer settled in America in 1887

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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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Dufer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dufer 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 5 November 2013 at 17:15.

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