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Favreau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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


Early Origins of the Favreau family


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

Early History of the Favreau family


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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 Favreau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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.

Early Notables of the Favreau family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Favreau family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Favreau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • François and Jean Favreau, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1856

Favreau Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicolas Favreau, son of Pierre and Marie, married Catherine Picard, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne, in Boucherville, Quebec on 18th February 1694 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Favreau Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mathurin Favreau, son of Pierre and Marie, married Madeleine Emery, daughter of Antoine and Marie, in Boucherville, Quebec on 11th January 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Antoine Favreau, son of Pierre and Marie, married Anne Meunier, daughter of Pierre and Barbe, in Boucherville, Quebec on 11th January 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean Favreau, son of Piere and Marie, married Jeanne Meunier, daughter of Pierre and Barbe, in Boucherville, Quebec on 23rd January 1702 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Pierre Favreau, son of Pierre and Marie, married Marie-Anne Perrot, daughter of Jacques and Anne, in Boucherville, Quebec on 28th June 1716 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Charles Favreau, son of Pierre and Marie, married Marie-Angélique Bénard, daughter of Maurice and Françoise, in Boucherville, Quebec on 11th November 1720 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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Citations


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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