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Foch Early Origins



The surname Foch was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Foch Spelling Variations


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Foch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Foch, Folch, Fouch, Fouche, Foche, Foulch, Les Foches, Fauch, Foshes, Faush, Faushe, Faulch, Foulsh and many more.

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Foch Early History


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Foch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foch research. Another 517 words (37 lines of text) covering the years 1040, 1264, and 1667 are included under the topic Early Foch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Foch 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:

Foch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Foch, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Foch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Foch (post 1700)



  • Nina Foch (b. 1924), Dutch-born American actress
  • Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), French Marshal, who became the supreme commander of the British, French, and American armies and dictated the terms of the Treaty of Versailles in 1918
  • Jacques Foch, Civil Servant, Officer of the Legion of Honour Lyon

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Foch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foch 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 October 2013 at 15:42.

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