Origins Available: French
Early Origins of the Fayers family
The surname Fayers was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Fayers family
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Fayers Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.
Early Notables of the Fayers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fayers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fayers Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Charlotte Fayers, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES originally CHARLES FORBES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SirCharlesForbes.gif
- William Notcutt Fayers, aged 36, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Telegraph"
Fayers Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Ann F. Fayers, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861