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The long and noble heritage behind the name of Faucher first began in medieval France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Faucher family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. The surname Faucher was an occupational name for a reaper or mower, or a maker of scythes deriving from the Old French word "fauche," which meant "scythe."

Faucher Early Origins



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

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Faucher Spelling Variations


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Faucher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Faucher, Fauché, Fauchet, Foucher, Fauchey, Focher, Foché, Foucher, Fochay, Fouché and many more.

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Faucher Early History


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Faucher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Faucher research. Another 887 words (63 lines of text) covering the years 1399, 1476, 1688, 1594, 1667, 1688, 1711, 1755, 1789, 1800, 1815, 1820, 1644, 1696, 1653 and 1733 are included under the topic Early Faucher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Faucher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Faucher Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Faucher 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:

Faucher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jaques Faucher, who settled in Virginia in 1700
  • Simon Faucher, who settled in Virginia in 1700
  • Simon Faucher, who settled in Virginia in 1700
  • Jaques Faucher, who landed in Virginia in 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Simon Faucher, who landed in Virginia in 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Faucher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick H. Faucher, who arrived in New York in 1832
  • G. H. Faucher, who settled in San Francisco in 1852
  • G. H. Faucher, who settled in San Francisco in 1852

Faucher Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry Faucher, who setted in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Faucher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Faucher (post 1700)



  • Jennifer Faucher, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Marie François Étienne César de Faucher, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 4) Marie Faucher. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Lieutenant-General Louis-Eugne Faucher (1874-1964), French Head of Resistance Region B (Bordeaux) (1943-1944) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 4) Louis-Eugne Faucher. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Faucher/Louis-Eug%C3%A8ne/France.html
  • Françoise Faucher (b. 1929), French-born, Canadian actress, recipient of the Governor General's Performing Arts Award (2010)
  • Sadek Jordan Faucher (b. 1991), French football player of Algerian descent
  • Léon Faucher (1803-1854), French journalist
  • Benjamin Faucher (1915-1990), Canadian provincial politician, Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Yamaska (1970-1973)
  • Julius Faucher (1820-1878), German journalist and a significant advocate of Liberalism and Free Trade
  • Jean André Faucher, French journalist and writer from Paris who uses the pseudonym: "Le Cousin Jean"
  • Daniel Charles Faucher, Academic, Commander of the Legion of Honour, Toulouse

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Citations


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  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 4) Marie Faucher. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 4) Louis-Eugne Faucher. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Faucher/Louis-Eug%C3%A8ne/France.html

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Faucher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Faucher 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.

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