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Noble surnames, such as lafreniere, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name lafreniere, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bourgoigne. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The lafreniere family originally lived in the village of Fresne, in the province of Bourgoigne.

lafreniere Early Origins



The surname lafreniere was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family held a family seat in early times.

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lafreniere Spelling Variations


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lafreniere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lafrenière, Lafrenierre, Lafrennière, Lefrenier, Frenier, Frener, Frenet, Frenais, Frenaison, Frenois, la Fresnaye, Fresnay and many more.

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lafreniere Early History


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lafreniere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lafreniere research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1358, 1472, 1652, 1689, and 1694 are included under the topic Early lafreniere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lafreniere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lafreniere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lafreniere 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:

lafreniere Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicolas LaFrenière, who was living in Louisiana in 1706

lafreniere Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eboina Lafreniere, aged 49, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • John Lafreniere, aged 51, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Edmond Lafreniere, aged 37, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1920
  • Noe Lafreniere, aged 50, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name lafreniere (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lafreniere (post 1700)



  • Paul J. LaFreniere, American politician, Mayor of Marquette, Michigan, 1971
  • Earl M. LaFreniere, American politician, Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Dickinson County, 1933
  • Amedie B. Lafreniere, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1906
  • Réjean Lafrenière (1935-2016), Canadian politician, Member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 1989 to 2007, Mayor of Lac-Sainte-Marie, Quebec from 1967 to 1989
  • Anouk Renière Lafrenière (b. 1983), Canadian synchronized swimmer
  • Roger Joseph Lafreniere (b. 1942), retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Robert B. Lafrenière (b. 1924), Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons
  • Jason Lafreniere (b. 1966), Canadian retired professional ice hockey player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The lafreniere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lafreniere 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 30 October 2016 at 14:59.

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