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Where did the French Frane family come from? What is the French Frane family crest and coat of arms? When did the Frane family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Frane family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Franay, Frasnay, Franais, Franait, Franez, Franai, Franet, Frané, Franée, Frenay, Frenaye, Franey, de Franay, de Frasnay and many more.

First found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frane research. Another 225 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1392, 1493, 1528, 1552, 1611, 1650, and 1668 are included under the topic Early Frane History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Frane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. G. M. and A. Frenaye, who settled in Philadelphia in 1808; Michel Fernet, who arrived in Quebéc and married Olive DeLavoye at Pointe-aux-Trembles in 1684..



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  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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The Frane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Frane 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 23 September 2010 at 15:40.

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