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Early Origins of the Fayard family

The surname Fayard was first found in Périgord, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Fayard family

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Fayard Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chaulnes, Chaulne, Cholnes, De Chaulne, Les Chaulnes, Des Chaulnes, Le Chaulne, Les Cholnes, Des Cholnes, Chaunes, Chounes, Choulnes, Chaullnes, Chauln, Chollens, Choullens, Choullnes, Chaulens, Chaullins, Cholines, Cholens, de Fages, Fages, Fage, Fauges and many more.

Early Notables of the Fayard family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the name at this time was Guillaume de Fages, Lord of Tauriès; Guillaume Dufay (Du Fay, Du Fayt; c. 1397-1474), was a Dutch composer of the early Renaissance; and Raymond Lafage (1656-1684), a Baroque French artist, best known for his mythological prints and drawings. François Joseph Marie Fayolle was born in Paris Aug. 15, 1774. After a brilliant career at the Collège de Juilly, he entered the corps des ponts et chaussées in 1792, and became...
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Fayard Ranking

In France, the name Fayard is the 1,526th most popular surname with an estimated 3,863 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Fayard family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Fage settled in Georgia with his wife, Martha, his son, Anthony, and his daughter, Mary, in 1733.

Contemporary Notables of the name Fayard (post 1700) +

  • Gary Fayard (b. 1953), American chief financial officer and executive vice president of The Coca-Cola Company
  • Jean Fayard (1902-1978), French writer and journalist, winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1931

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