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Fleurent Early Origins



The surname Fleurent was first found in Lorraine, 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 Nancy 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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Fleurent Spelling Variations


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Fleurent Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Florence, Florance, Florange, Florenges, Florenge, Florens, Florans, Florent, Florenty and many more.

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Fleurent Early History


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Fleurent Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fleurent research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1721 is included under the topic Early Fleurent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fleurent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fleurent Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Guillaume Florent, who was recorded in Quebec in 1662; Bernard de Florensac, who was among the Carignan-Salieres Regiment in Quebec in 1665; Eliza Florence, who is on record in Virginia in 1706.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fleurent (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fleurent (post 1700)



  • Steven Fleurent, Canadian political candidate for Coalition Avenir Québec for Chicoutimi in the 2014 Quebec general election

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Fleurent Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fleurent 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 16 April 2015 at 08:42.

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