laferrière History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the laferrière family
The surname laferrière was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.
Important Dates for the laferrière family
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laferrière Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ferrier, Ferriez, Ferrié, Ferier, Ferie, Farrier, De Ferrier, De Farier, Le Feries, Les Feriers and many more.
Early Notables of the laferrière family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the laferrière family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Ferrier settled in Virginia in 1700; Charles Ferrier, aged 21; settled in Maryland in 1774; James Ferrier settled in Philadelphia in 1803; James Ferrier, aged 24.
Contemporary Notables of the name laferrière (post 1700)
- Rick LaFerriere (b. 1961), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey goaltender
- Denise Laferrière (b. 1950), Quebec politician in Gatineau, Quebec
- Dany Laferrière (b. 1953), Haitian-born, Canadian novelist and journalist