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Faget Early Origins



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.

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Faget Early History


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Faget Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Faget research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Faget History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Faget Spelling Variations


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Faget Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vaget, Vagel, Vager, Veght, Veger, Voget, Voghel, Faget and many more.

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Faget Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Faget Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Faget (post 1700)


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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

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