Fournié History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fournié family

The surname Fournié was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centered on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

Early History of the Fournié family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fournié research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1458, 1591, 1595, 1646, 1700, 1750, 1803, 1816, 1829, 1844, 1850, 1870, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Fournié History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fournié Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fornel, Fornelle, Fournal, Fournel, Fourneau, Fournet, Fourney, Fournex, Fournial, Fournil, Fournié, Fourneret, Fourneyron and many more.

Early Notables of the Fournié family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the name was the Fournier family of wood sculptors from Troyes. Antoine worked on the church Saint-Jean from 1591-1594. From another Fournier family, Georges Fournier was Chaplain in the Royal Marine around 1595; Henri-Alban (known as Alain) Fournier was an author, his most famous novel entitled "Le Grand Meaulnes". Claude-Joseph Fournel was a Dominican monk in 1646 in Decize (Nièvre); Philippe Forneret was a pastor in Koepenick after having emigrated to Germany around 1700; Marie-Nicolas Fournier was bishop of Montpelier around 1750; Charles Fournier was a painter in Salmaise in 1803; Claude Fournier...
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Fournié Ranking

In France, the name Fournié is the 2,990th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [1]


United States Fournié migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fournié Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Adriaen Fournie, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1659 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Fournié (post 1700) +

  • Julien Fournié, French fashion designer


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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