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Dufour Early Origins



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

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Dufour Spelling Variations


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Dufour 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.

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Dufour Early History


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Dufour Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dufour research. Another 1027 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1324, 1340, 1400, 1404, 1438, 1448, 1460, 1492, 1514, 1552, 1570, and 1693 are included under the topic Early Dufour History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dufour Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dufour Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dufour 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:

Dufour Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Theodore Dufour who settled in Virginia in 1621 with his wife and 2 children

Dufour Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Dufour, who landed in Louisiana in 1718
  • Bernard Dufour, aged 31, landed in Louisiana in 1720

Dufour Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean-Jacques Dufour, who landed in Indiana in 1800
  • H. L. Dufour aged 27, who settled in New Orleans in 1820
  • J. P. Dufour aged 55, who settled in New Orleans in 1821
  • H Larrche Dufour aged 27, who settled in New Orleans in 1823
  • Germain Dufour, aged 41, arrived in Missouri in 1843
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dufour Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Dufour, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Anglet, France, in 1909
  • Adolphe Dufour, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Adrienne Dufour, aged 28, who settled in America from Arunale, France, in 1915
  • Alexandre Dufour, aged 18, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Albert Dufour, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1922

Dufour Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Louis Dufour, bread merchant married to Françoise Lamoureux and had one daughter, Elisabeth born at La Rochelle and married in 1618 to Jacques Pepin, born at La Rochelle and who is the son of David and Suzanne Albert
  • Pierre Dufour, baker, born at La Rochelle and residing at Ste-Marguerite in 1619 was married to Raymonde Tharais in 1609 who had 7 children

Dufour Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Albert Dufour, aged 54, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dufour (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dufour (post 1700)



  • Val Dufour (1927-2000), American Daytime Emmy Award winning television actor, best known for his role as John Wyatt on the soap opera Search for Tomorrow
  • Bernard Dufour (1922-2016), French abstract painter
  • Georges Joseph Dufour, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • François Marie Dufour, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • François Bertrand Dufour, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Frederic Dufour (b. 1976), French three-time silver and two-time bronze medalist rower
  • Georges Joseph Dufour (1758-1820), French Republican and military commander during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars
  • Léon Jean Marie Dufour (1780-1865), French medical doctor and naturalist
  • Thomas Dufour (b. 1973), French curler, skipper of the French national team
  • Brigadier-General Jean-Baptiste-Franois-Paul Dufour (1868-1940), French General Officer Commanding Fortress Corps (1940)
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dufour Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dufour 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 8 August 2016 at 13:26.

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