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Where did the French Duquette family come from? What is the French Duquette family crest and coat of arms? When did the Duquette family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Duquette family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducquette, Duquette, Duquète, Ducquet, Duquet, Duquais, Duchet, Duchez, Duchey, Duchette, Duchais, Duché and many more.

First found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this prominent family was established in ancient times.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duquette research. Another 140 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1721 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Duquette History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Duquette Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duquette Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century


  • Freda Duquette, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1915
  • Fred Duquette, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Inga Duquette, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1920

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  • Daniel F. Duquette (b. 1958), American front-office executive with over 25 years in Major League Baseball
  • Tony Duquette (1914-1999), American artist, costume and set designer for stage and film, known for his work on Kismet (1955), Everyman (1961) and Can-Can (1960)
  • Lon Milo DuQuette (b. 1948), American writer, lecturer, and occultist
  • Steve Duquette, American cartoonist, recipient of the National Cartoonist Society Commercial Award in 1990
  • James "Jim" Duquette, American Major League Baseball executive, New York Mets General Manager in 2004
  • Joe Duquette (b. 1949), American actor, known for work on Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), One Life to Live (1968) and The Exterminator (1980)
  • Elise DuQuette, American actress, known for her work on The Gospel According to Booze, Bullets, & Hot Pink Jesus, Act II: A Saint of Sin in a Den of Thieves (2013), Social Anxiety (2012) and 40 Fears (2011)
  • Joseph Edward Duquette, Member of the Order of Military Merit, 1976, Canada
  • Charles Duquette (1869-1937), Canadian politician in the province of Quebec


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  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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The Duquette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duquette 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 9 June 2014 at 15:06.

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