France is naturally the ancestral homeland of the prestigious surname Lefrancois. 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.
Early Origins of the Lefrancois family
The surname Lefrancois was first found in Poitou, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Lefrancois family
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Lefrancois Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lefrançois, François, Français, Lefrançais, Françoise and many more.
Early Notables of the Lefrancois family (pre 1700)
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