Fuqua History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Fuqua family
The surname Fuqua was first found in Poitou.
Early History of the Fuqua family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuqua research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1083, 1262, 1390, 1457, 1477, 1492, 1496, 1620, 1643, 1665, 1726, 1747, 1759, 1774, 1786, 1823, 1843, 1852, 1856, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Fuqua History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Fuqua Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Foucaud, Foucault, Foucauld, Foucaut, Fouchard, Foucard, Foucart, Foucher, Fouchier, Fouquier, Fouquié, Fouquereau, Fouqueret, Fouqueras, Fouereau, Foueret, Foueras, Foucreau, Foucret, Foucrault, Foucras, Fouché, Fouchereau, Fouchareau, Fouque, Fouques, Foucques, Fouquet, Fouchet, Fouqueau, Fouchy, Foucras, Foucret, Foucré, Fourré and many more.
Early Notables of the Fuqua family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Charles Foucault, court clerk of the Chambre-de-comptes of Paris, and Councillor of the king around 1620; Nicolas-Joseph Foucault was an "intendant" (a representative of the king) in 1643; Jean-Francois Fouquet, born in Vezelay in 1665, became a missionary; Francois viscount of Foucauld was a Brigadier in 1726; Jean-Baptiste Foucaud was a priest in 1747 and became chaplain of the National Guard during the Revolution; Joseph Fouché, born in Pellerin in 1759, became well-known...
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In the United States, the name Fuqua is the 3,914th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 
Migration of the Fuqua family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 160 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among these, Louis Foucher married in 1668 in Quebec.
Contemporary Notables of the name Fuqua (post 1700) +
Historic Events for the Fuqua family +
- Mr. Samuel G. Fuqua, American Lieutenant Commander working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he survived the sinking 
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Suggested Readings for the name Fuqua +
- Fuqua-a Fight for Freedom: Allied Families by Alya Dean Smith Irwin.