The surname Forteau was first found in Guyenne.
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Notable amongst the name was Ferjeux Fortier, a colonel in 1768. Jean-Antoine Siméon-Fort, born in 1793, was a painter in Valence; Jean-Aimé-Aristide Fort was rear admiral in 1845; Joseph-August-Aristide Fort was a pharmacist at this time; Jacques-Paul Fort was a general in... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Forteau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 800 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Catherine Fortier married in Trois-Rivières in 1657.