Duffau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Duffau family

The surname Duffau was first found in Périgord, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Duffau family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duffau research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1484, 1622, 1646, 1800, 1712, 1712, 1831, 1816, 1904, 1827, 1799, 1872, 1397, 1474, 1656, 1684, 1774, 1792, 1794 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Duffau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Duffau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chaulnes, Chaulne, Cholnes, De Chaulne, Les Chaulnes, Des Chaulnes, Le Chaulne, Les Cholnes, Des Cholnes, Chaunes, Chounes, Choulnes, Chaullnes, Chauln, Chollens, Choullens, Choullnes, Chaulens, Chaullins, Cholines, Cholens, de Fages, Fages, Fage, Fauges and many more.

Early Notables of the Duffau family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the name at this time was Guillaume de Fages, Lord of Tauriès; Guillaume Dufay (Du Fay, Du Fayt; c. 1397-1474), was a Dutch composer of the early Renaissance; and Raymond Lafage (1656-1684), a Baroque French artist, best known for his mythological prints and drawings. François Joseph Marie Fayolle was born in Paris Aug. 15, 1774. After a brilliant career at the Collège de Juilly, he entered the corps des ponts et chaussées in 1792, and became...
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Duffau Ranking

In France, the name Duffau is the 4,042nd most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Duffau family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Fage settled in Georgia with his wife, Martha, his son, Anthony, and his daughter, Mary, in 1733.



  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/


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