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Early Origins of the Dufort family

The surname Dufort was first found in Allassac in Limousin where the family held a family seat before the 12th century with lands and estates.

One of the first records was Vital du Four (1260-1327), a French Franciscan theologian and scholastic philosopher. He rose to become Cardinal in 1312 and bishop of Albano in 1321. He died in Avignon in 1327.

Early History of the Dufort family

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Dufort Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dufour, du Four, Dufourg, Dufourc, Dufoure, Dufur, Duffour, Duffourg, Duffur, Duffoure, Dufoure, Dufaure, du Faure, DuFaur, Duffaur, Duffare, Duffure and many more.

Early Notables of the Dufort family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family was Tristan II Du Faur or Dufour, Baron of Saint-Jory, Count de Bioulle de Leou, lieutenant of the Duke d'Orleans corps, colonel of the regiment of Cornette Blance, Chevalier of Saint-Louis. François Dufault or Dufaut (before 1604-ca...
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Dufort Ranking

In Quebec, Canada, the name Dufort is the 852nd most popular surname. [1]

United States Dufort migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dufort Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Philip, Dufort Jr., who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [2]

  1. "The first 1,000 family names by rank, Quebec (in French only)" Institut de la statistique du Quebec,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook