Frechette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Frechette family

The surname Frechette was first found in Guyenne where they held a family seat at de Frechet, a village in the Department of Haut Garonne in the arrondisement of Saint-Gaudens.

Early History of the Frechette family

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Frechette Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Frechette, Frechett, Frechete, Frechet, Frechais, Frechaie, Frechay, Frecher, Frechée, Freché, Frechey, Fraichette, Fraichett, Fraichete, Fraichet, Fraichais, Fraichaie, Fraichay, Fraicher, Fraichée, Fraiché, Fraichey, Freschart, Freschet and many more.

Early Notables of the Frechette family (pre 1700)

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Canada Frechette migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Frechette Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Pierre Frechette, son of Jean and Jacqueline, who married Charlotte Godin, daughter of Élie and Esther, in Sainte-Anne, Quebec on 9th November 1671 [1]
  • François Frechette, son of Etienne and Marie, who married Anne Lereau, daughter of Simon and Suzanne, in Sainte-Famille, Quebec on 18th January 1680 [1]
Frechette Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Jacques Frechette, son of Jacques and Louise, who married Marie-Françoise Sarazin, daughter of Nicolas and Catherine, in Charlesbourg, Quebec on 11th January 1706 [1]
  • François Frechette, son of François and Anne, who married Marguerite Bergeron, daughter of André and Marguerite, in Saint-Nicolas, Quebec on 16th May 1707 [1]
  • Etienne Frechette, son of François and Anne, who married Marie-Anne Lavergne, daughter of Louis and Marie-Anne, in Quebec on 23rd June 1710 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Frechette, son of François and Anne, who married Ursule Rousseau, daughter of Jacques and Marguerite, in Saint-Nicolas, Quebec on 16th August 1718 [1]
  • François Frechette, son of François and Marguerite, who married Marie-Charlotte Hamel, daughter of Jean nad Marie-Anne, in Quebec on 15th August 1734 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Frechette (post 1700) +

  • Myles Robert Rene Frechette (1936-2017), American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Cameroon (1983–1987), United States Ambassador to Colombia (1994–1997)
  • Mark Frechette (1947-1975), American film actor
  • Louis Honoré Frechette (1839-1908), Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer
  • Sylvie Frechette (b. 1967), retired Canadian Olympic synchronized swimmer
  • Louise Frechette (b. 1946), former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.


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