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lafay Early Origins



The surname lafay was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

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lafay Spelling Variations


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lafay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fayet, Fayettes, Fayette, Lafayet, Delafayet, Lafayette, La Fauyet, La Fayets, La Fayettes, De La Fayettes, Des Fayettes and many more.

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lafay Early History


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lafay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafay research. Another 1023 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1293, 1308, 1345, 1401, 1416, 1452, 1482, 1513, 1577, 1583, 1591, 1595, 1603, 1678, 1699, 1717, 1732, 1789, and 1830 are included under the topic Early lafay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lafay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lafay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family was Mathieu Fayet, Treasurer of France at Bordeaux, in 1603; Louise Angélique Motier de la Fayette (1618-1665), French courtier and close friend of King Louis XIII; Marie-Madeleine Pioche de...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lafay 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 or some of its variants were: Jeannot Fayer, aged 28; settled in New York in 1823; William Fayer, aged 44; settled in New York in 1820; Denis Fayet of St. Laurent of Paris married Marie Guilbert and Anne Fayet married René Siret in Quebec in 1670..

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Contemporary Notables of the name lafay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lafay (post 1700)



  • Jason LaFay, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 2002

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The lafay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lafay 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 1 February 2016 at 09:34.

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