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Florance Early Origins



The surname Florance 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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Florance Spelling Variations


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Florance 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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Florance Early History


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Florance Early History



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

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Florance Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Florance Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Florance 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:

Florance Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Florance, aged 46, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Jane Florance, aged 48, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Elizabeth Florance, aged 30, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Jane Florance, aged 20, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Ann Florance, aged 17, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Florance (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Florance (post 1700)



  • Norman Florance, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 11th District, 1968

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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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Florance Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Florance 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 17 November 2015 at 09:05.

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