Last name origins & meanings:
- French: occupational name for a baker, Old French fournier
(Latin furnarius), originally the man responsible for cooking
the dough in the fourneau ‘oven’ (see Baker). This
surname is frequently Americanized as Fuller.
- There are many points of origin for the name Fournier in North
America; bearers of this name arrived from all over France: from
Limoges, Normandy (to Quebec city, 1651), Paris (to Trois Rivières,
Quebec, 1657), La Rochelle (to Quebec city, 1670), Picardy (to
Boucherville, 1688), and Orléans (to Quebec, 1670).
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