Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Faget family
The surname Faget was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria
is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Faget family
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Faget Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Vaget, Vagel, Vager, Veght, Veger, Voget, Voghel, Faget and many more.
Early Notables of the Faget family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Faget family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Faget Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- J. B. Faget, who settled in America in 1841
- M. Faget, who settled in New Orleans in 1867
- Leo Pol Dine Faget, aged 32, who landed in America from Vienna, in 1893
Faget Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Henry Faget, aged 19, who emigrated to America, in 1906
- George Faget, aged 42, who settled in America, in 1906
- Benjamin Faget, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
- Georges G. Faget, aged 45, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1911
- Georges Faget, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1912
Contemporary Notables of the name Faget (post 1700)
- Jean Charles Faget (1818-1884), American physician, eponym of the Faget sign, a diagnostic tool in the diagnostic symptom of yellow fever
- Guy Henry Faget (1891-1947), American physician who developed a breakthrough treatment of leprosy by demonstrating the efficacy of promin (1943)
- Maxime A "Max" Faget (1921-2004), American engineer, designer of the NASA Mercury capsule
- Dominique Faget, Press Photographer, Paris