occupational name for a smith, or metal worker. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, those derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, were the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Lefeuvre family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Lefeuvre family
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Lefeuvre Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefebvre, Lefebvres, Lefevres, Favre, Favres, Fevre, Febvre, Febvres, Favers, Lefabre, Lefabvres, Fabvres, Lefever and many more.
Early Notables of the Lefeuvre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lefeuvre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lefeuvre Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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