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France is naturally the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname Francoise. This surname was originally a nickname, which was a type of hereditary surname, for someone from the country of France. Although it began as a name, the name gained much popularity as a patronymic in the Middle Ages due to the popularity of St. Francis of Assisi.

Francoise Early Origins



The surname Francoise was first found in Poitou, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Francoise Spelling Variations


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Francoise Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefrançois, François, Français, Lefrançais, Françoise and many more.

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Francoise Early History


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Francoise Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Francoise research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1582, 1716, 1725, 1618, 1614, 1685, 1808 and 1808 are included under the topic Early Francoise History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Francoise Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Francoise Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Francoise 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:

Francoise Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Marie Françoise, who was a property owner in New Orleans, LA in 1731
  • Georgina Wolfeline Francoise, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1793

Francoise Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • lsaak Francoise, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1854
  • Johanna Francoise, aged 18, arrived in New York, NY in 1854

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Francoise Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Francoise 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 15 October 2014 at 14:38.

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