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Florent Early Origins



The surname Florent 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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Florent Spelling Variations


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Florent 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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Florent Early History


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Florent Early History



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

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Florent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Florent Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Florent 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:

Florent Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Rosa Florent, aged 21, who emigrated to America, in 1902
  • William Florent, aged 27, who landed in America from Jumet, in 1902
  • Germaine Florent, aged 28, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1910
  • Marthe Florent, aged 16, who landed in America from Lens, France, in 1912
  • Juliette Florent, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Gleordge, France, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Florent Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Guillaume Florent was recorded in Quebec in 1662

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Contemporary Notables of the name Florent (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Florent (post 1700)



  • Guillaume Florent (b. 1973), French Olympic bronze medalist sailor at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Andrew Florent (1970-2016), Australian professional tennis player from Melbourne
  • John Florent (b. 1977), West Indian cricketer
  • Hélène Florent, Canadian Genie Award nominated film and television actress

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    The Florent Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Florent 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 22 August 2016 at 10:45.

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