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Fer Early Origins



The surname Fer was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Fer Spelling Variations


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Fer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fer, Dufer, Ferraille, Féraille, Fera, Ferras, Ferrat, Ferrail, Férail, Ferrasse, Ferrarson and many more.

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Fer Early History


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Fer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fer research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Fer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fer 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:

Fer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francois Fer settled in Louisiana in 1720
  • Joh Bernhart Fer came to Pennsylvania in 1746

Fer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eugene A. Fer came to Philadelphia in 1817

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. 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.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Fer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fer 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 5 November 2013 at 17:15.

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