nickname, which was a type of hereditary surname, for someone from the country of France. Although it began as a name, the name gained much popularity as a patronymic in the Middle Ages due to the popularity of St. Francis of Assisi.
Early Origins of the Franšaise family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Franšaise family
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Franšaise Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefrançois, François, Français, Lefrançais, Françoise and many more.
Early Notables of the Franšaise family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Franšaise family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Claude François called Brother Luc, who left Paris in 1670; and who settled in New France where he was part of the construction of the Hôpital-Gé.
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