France is naturally the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname Lefrancais. This surname was originally a
, 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
in the Middle Ages due to the popularity of St. Francis of Assisi.
since ancient times.
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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-Gé.