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Vaker Early Origins



The surname Vaker was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Vaker Spelling Variations


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Vaker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vacher, Vachere, Vachereau, Vacheron, Vachier, Vachiery, Vachon, Fach and many more.

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Vaker Early History


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Vaker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaker research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1665, 1701, 1773, 1774, 1619, 1683, 1648, 1667, 1668 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Vaker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vaker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vaker Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vaker 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: Jacques Vacher, an early emigrant to Canada from La Rochelle, France; and Jean Vacher, who was on record in Louisiana in 1721.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. 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. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Vaker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vaker 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 15 May 2013 at 16:11.

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