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Early Origins of the Feron family

The surname Feron was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Feron family

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Feron Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ferrand, Ferrant, Feran, Ferran, Farand, Farront, Le Ferrand, Le Feron, Le Farrand, Le Feran, Le Ferront, De Farront, Ferante and many more.

Early Notables of the Feron family (pre 1700)

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Feron Ranking

In France, the name Feron is the 1,130th most popular surname with an estimated 4,845 people with that name. [1]

United States Feron migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Feron Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James, John, Patrick, Thomas and William Feron, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1846

West Indies Feron migration to West Indies +

The British first settled the British West Indies around 1604. They made many attempts but failed in some to establish settlements on the Islands including Saint Lucia and Grenada. By 1627 they had managed to establish settlements on St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and Barbados, but by 1641 the Spanish had moved in and destroyed some of these including those at Providence Island. The British continued to expand the settlements including setting the First Federation in the British West Indies by 1674; some of the islands include Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Island, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica and Belize then known as British Honduras. By the 1960's many of the islands became independent after the West Indies Federation which existed from 1958 to 1962 failed due to internal political conflicts. After this a number of Eastern Caribbean islands formed a free association. [2]
Feron Settlers in West Indies in the 17th Century
  • Samuel Feron, who arrived in Barbados in 1635

Contemporary Notables of the name Feron (post 1700) +

  • James Martin Feron, American reporter, Metropolitan News, New York Times (former Chief, Warsaw Bureau), New York

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