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France is naturally the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname lafrancois. This surname was originally a nickname, which was a type of hereditary surname, for someone from the country of France. Although it began as a name, the name gained much popularity as a patronymic in the Middle Ages due to the popularity of St. Francis of Assisi.

lafrancois Early Origins



The surname lafrancois was first found in Poitou, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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lafrancois Spelling Variations


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lafrancois Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefrançois, François, Français, Lefrançais, Françoise and many more.

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lafrancois Early History


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lafrancois Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafrancois research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1582, 1716, 1725, 1618, 1614, 1685, 1808 and 1808 are included under the topic Early lafrancois History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lafrancois Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lafrancois Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lafrancois 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: Claude François called Brother Luc, who left Paris in 1670; and who settled in New France where he was part of the construction of the Hôpital-Général chapel, the oldest chapel in Canada and which is still standing today.

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