What were farmers of new France called?
they are called habitants!
The first farmers in New-France where settlers coming over from France. they were mostly men. But later on women called LES FILLES DU ROI came over. They were given a husband and they were to make children and work by they're side. That's the reason why the population of New-France was so low in the first year since they're were no women. the first farmers where called LES HABITANTS.
new France is located along the great lakes, missions were built, settled by fur traders and explorers, quebec grew slowly, and had a small population. new netherland was located along the Hudson river, settled by farmers, new Amsterdam grew quickly, and settlers from many countries and religious groups.