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

Favreau Early Origins



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

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Favreau Spelling Variations


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Favreau 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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Favreau Early History


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Favreau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Favreau 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 Favreau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Favreau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Favreau Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Favreau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • François and Jean Favreau arrived in Pennsylvania in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Favreau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Favreau (post 1700)



  • Jonathan Favreau (b. 1981), American Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama
  • Jonathan "Jon" Favreau (b. 1966), American actor, screenwriter and film director
  • Raymond H. Favreau, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936
  • Réal Favreau, Canadian federal judge currently serving on the Tax Court of Canada
  • Marc Favreau OC, CQ (1929-2005), French Canadian television and film actor and poet
  • Guy Favreau PC, QC (1917-1967), Canadian lawyer, politician and judge
  • Robert Favreau (b. 1948), French Canadian film director and film editor

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. 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.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Favreau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Favreau 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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