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The history of the Fugere family goes back to the Medieval landscape of northwestern France, to a region known as Brittany. It is derived from the family living in Brittany. The name Fugere is also derived from the Old French word "fougere," meaning "fern," and indicates that the original bearer lived in an area heavily grown with ferns.

Fugere Early Origins



The surname Fugere was first found in Britanny (Bretagne).

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Fugere Spelling Variations


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Fugere Spelling Variations



French surnames were subject to numerous alterations in spelling because of the various cultural groups that inhabited specific regions. Eventually, each region possessed its own local dialect of the French language. The early development of the French language, however, was also influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Fugere is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Fugere, Fugère, Fougere, Fougière, Fougères, Fougeray, Fougerolle, Fougerolles, Fougeyrolles, Fougerat, Fougeret, Fougeron, Fougeroux, Feugère, Feugière, Faugère, Faugière, Fauguiere, Feuchière, Fouchère, Feuquières, Feuquerolles, Fouquière, Fougery and many more.

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Fugere Early History


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Fugere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fugere research. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1168, 1178, 1560, 1721, 1730, 1742, 1773, 1781, 1787, 1792, 1797, 1807, 1811, 1818, 1821, 1856, 1863, 1869, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Fugere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fugere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fugere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was François de Fougerolles, a physician around 1560; Alexandre-Conrad Fugère was director of the "Journal of the Wise" in 1721; Louis Fougères was a physician in Limoges around 1730; Pierre-Philibert, born in Paris in 1742, was a deputy of the States General; Anne-Françoise D'Oultremont...

Another 162 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fugere 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:

Fugere Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie Fugère married in 1751 in Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fugere (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fugere (post 1700)



  • John Fugere (b. 1962), American professional football player
  • Nicole Marie Fugere (b. 1986), American actress and model
  • Lucien Fugère (1848-1935), French baritone
  • Marcel Fugere (b. 1952), Canadian professional hockey player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Fugere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fugere 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 July 2016 at 22:06.

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