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Lefrançois History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



France is naturally the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname Lefrançois. 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.

Early Origins of the Lefrançois family


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

Early History of the Lefrançois family


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Lefrançois Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Lefrançois family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lefrançois family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lefrançois Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • A. Marie Lefrancois, aged 46, originally from Troyes France, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-42L : 6 December 2014), A. Marie Lefrancois, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Albert Lefrancois, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-8YW : 6 December 2014), Albert Lefrancois, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Guillaume Joseph Lefrancois, aged 40, originally from Sables d Olonne, France, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Rochambeau" from Le Havre, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67B-1MK : 6 December 2014), Guillaume Joseph Lefrancois, 21 Jun 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Honorine Lefrancois, aged 38, originally from Sables d Olonne, France, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Rochambeau" from Le Havre, France [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67B-1M2 : 6 December 2014), Honorine Lefrancois, 21 Jun 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Marcel Le Francois, aged 30, originally from Paris, France, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "France" from Le Havre, France [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6J3-B3N : 6 December 2014), Marcel Le Francois, 07 May 1921; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name France, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Lefrançois (post 1700)


  • Michel Lefrançois de Lalande (1766-1839), French astronomer
  • Nicolas Lefrançois (b. 1987), French racing cyclist riding for Team Novo Nordisk
  • Roselyne Lefrançois, French politician, Member of the European Parliament (2007-2009)
  • Sabrina Lefrancois (b. 1980), French figure skater who competed in pairs and won the gold medal at the 2004 French Figure Skating Championships
  • Nicolas Lefrançois (1794-1866), French Canadian land surveyor and politician who represented Montmorency in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1836 to 1837
  • J.-Eugène Lefrançois (1896-1979), Canadian politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Laurier (1949-1957)
  • Charles Lefrancois (b. 1972), Canadian retired high jumper and national champion (1995) for Canada in the men's high jump event

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-42L : 6 December 2014), A. Marie Lefrancois, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QV-8YW : 6 December 2014), Albert Lefrancois, 19 Feb 1919; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67B-1MK : 6 December 2014), Guillaume Joseph Lefrancois, 21 Jun 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67B-1M2 : 6 December 2014), Honorine Lefrancois, 21 Jun 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6J3-B3N : 6 December 2014), Marcel Le Francois, 07 May 1921; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name France, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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