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Where did the French Duboise family come from? What is the French Duboise family crest and coat of arms? When did the Duboise family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Duboise family history?The surname Duboise is a ancient French name from Britanny. It was a name given to a person who was a boissel, a person who measured corn in the market or someone who made bushel baskets for corn. It is important to realize that wheat was called corn in the medieval period; a boissel would have been working with grain, not maize.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dubois, du Bois, Duboie, Duboi, Duboy, Duboys, Duboit, Dubbois, Dubboie, Dubboi, Dubboy, Dubboys, Dubboit and many more.
First found in Auvergne and Bas- Limousin where they are recorded as an ancient family with lands and estates.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duboise research. Another 453 words(32 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1346, 1447, 1604 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Duboise History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 53 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duboise Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Duboise Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Duboise Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duboise 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.
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