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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. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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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