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Fautrier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fautrier family

The surname Fautrier was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been known since early times.

Early History of the Fautrier family

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Fautrier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fautrières, Fautrière, Fautrièrres, Fautrièrre, Fautrièrts, Fautrièrt, de Fautrières and many more.

Early Notables of the Fautrier family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Fautrier family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fardinn Fautres, who settled in Virginia in 1648; Ferd Fautres settled in Virginia in 1651.

Contemporary Notables of the name Fautrier (post 1700)

  • Jean Fautrier (1898-1964), French painter, sculptor, sketcher, and engraver, France
  • Pierre-André Fautrier, French landscape photographer

The Fautrier Motto

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Tendre et féal
Motto Translation: Tender and faithful

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