Favier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Favier is occupational in origin and derives from a person who sold or grew beans.
Early Origins of the Favier family
The surname Favier was first found in Poitou, where this distinguished family was established in the 13th century.
Early History of the Favier family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Favier research. Another 121 words (9 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.
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.
Early Notables of the Favier family (pre 1700)
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Favier migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Favier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Pierre Favier, who arrived in Louisiana in 1756
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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