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The surname Favier is occupational in origin and derives from a person who sold or grew beans.

Favier Early Origins



The surname Favier was first found in Poitou, where this distinguished family was established in the 13th century.

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Favier Spelling Variations


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Favier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Favier, Favreau, Favereau, Favraud, Faveraud, Favrod, Favret, Favet, Favez, Favey, Favière, Favières, de Favet, Favetier, Favatier, Fawtier and many more.

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Favier Early History


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Favier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Favier research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1387, 1467, 1473, 1475, 1491, 1540, 1557, 1624, 1631, 1720, 1755, 1809, 1837, and 1880 are included under the topic Early Favier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Favier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Favier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Favier 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:

Favier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Favier arrived in Louisiana in 1756

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Contemporary Notables of the name Favier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Favier (post 1700)



  • Edna V. Favier, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940, 1944
  • Jean-Louis Favier (1711-1784), French diplomat and publicist; he undertook secret missions for Louis XV in Spain and Russia
  • Julien Favier (b. 1980), French professional footballer
  • Lucie Favier (1932-2003), French archivist
  • Jean Favier (b. 1932), French historian, a specialist in Medieval history
  • Jean-Jacques Favier (b. 1949), French engineer and a former CNES astronaut aboard the STS-78 NASA Space Shuttle mission
  • Matthew "Matt" Favier (b. 1965), Australian sport administrator, the 8th Director of the Australian Institute of Sport (2011-)
  • Efigenio Favier (b. 1959), Cuban fencer at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Favier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Favier 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 18 March 2016 at 14:00.

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