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France is naturally the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname Françoise. This surname was originally a 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.

Françoise Early Origins



The surname Françoise was first found in Poitou, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Françoise Spelling Variations


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Françoise Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefrançois, François, Français, Lefrançais, Françoise and many more.

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Françoise Early History


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Françoise Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Françoise research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1582, 1716, 1725, 1618, 1614, 1685, 1808 and 1808 are included under the topic Early Françoise History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Françoise Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Françoise Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Françoise Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Françoise Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Marie Françoise, who was a property owner in New Orleans, LA in 1731
  • Georgina Wolfeline Francoise, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1793

Françoise Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • lsaak Francoise, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1854
  • Johanna Francoise, aged 18, arrived in New York, NY in 1854

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Françoise Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Françoise Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 October 2014 at 14:38.

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