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Blanchard Early Origins



The surname Blanchard was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the Seigniory of Blanchardière in the department of l'Orne in the arrondisement of Domfront.

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Blanchard Spelling Variations


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Blanchard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blanchard, Blanchart, Blancard, Blanchauld, Blanchod, Blanckart, Blanckert, Blankert, Blanckaert, Blancaert, Planckaert and many more.

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Blanchard Early History


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Blanchard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blanchard research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1753, 1809, 1785, 1419, 1793, 1826, 1600, 1638, 1630, 1704, 1650, 1716, 1696 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Blanchard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blanchard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blanchard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Alain Blanchard (executed in Rouen in 1419), commander of the crossbowmen of Rouen during the Hundred Years' War. His habit of hanging English captives from the walls of the city incurred the wrath of the English and was subsequently executed when the city...

Another 109 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blanchard 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 were:

Blanchard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Blanchard, who arrived in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1639
  • Mattheus Blanchard, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1660
  • William Blanchard settled in Barbados in 1680 with his servants
  • Elie Blanchard, who landed in South Carolina in 1680
  • Henri Blanchard, aged 24, arrived in South Carolina in 1680
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blanchard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sarah Blanchard, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1712
  • Louis Blanchard settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • John Blanchard, who arrived in South Carolina in 1756
  • James Blanchard, who arrived in New York in 1761
  • Joseph Blanchard, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1763
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blanchard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Blanchard, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1805
  • William Blanchard, who arrived in America in 1806
  • William Blanchard, aged 27, landed in America in 1822
  • Elizabeth Blanchard, aged 25, arrived in America in 1822
  • Francie Blanchard, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1826
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blanchard Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Louis Blanchard, who landed in Canada in 1636
  • Francois Blanchard, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Jean Blanchard, who landed in Quebec in 1665
  • Louis Blanchard who settled in Quebec from Angoumis in 1665
  • François Blanchard from Brittany settled in Quebec in 1665

Blanchard Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Blanchard from Poitou settled in Quebec in 1733
  • Julien Blanchard from Brittany settled in Quebec in 1752
  • Louis Blanchard from Brittany settled in Quebec in 1752
  • François Blanchard from Saintonge settled in Quebec in 1757
  • Honoré Blanchard from Aunis settled in Quebec in 1757
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blanchard Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Asa Blanchard, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Blanchard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Blanchard, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  • Thomas Blanchard, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  • Mark Blanchard, a carpenter, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Stephen Blanchard arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Countess of Yarborough" in 1850
  • A. Blanchard, aged 48, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blanchard Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Kate E. Blanchard arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blue Jacket" in 1865
  • Maude M. Blanchard arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blue Jacket" in 1865
  • Agnes G. Blanchard arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blue Jacket" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blanchard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blanchard (post 1700)



  • Robert Cary Blanchard (1968-2016), American NFL football placekicker
  • Johnny Blanchard (1933-2009), American baseball player
  • Helen Blanchard (1840-1922), American inventor who received 28 patents between 1873 and 1915, known for her numerous inventions dealing with sewing machines and sewing technology
  • George Washington Blanchard (1884-1964), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin (1933-1935)
  • Frank Nelson Blanchard (1888-1937), American herpetologist, and professor of zoology at the University of Michigan
  • George Samuel Blanchard (1920-2006), United States Army four-star general, Commander in Chief, U.S. Army Europe/Commander, Central Army Group from 1975 to 1979
  • Erin Blanchard (b. 1989), American gymnast at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games
  • Elizabeth D. Blanchard, American former politician, Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives (2002-2010)
  • Elizabeth Blanchard (1834-1891), American academic, 7th President of Mount Holyoke College (1883-1889)
  • Edmund Blanchard (1824-1886), American lawyer and prominent businessman
  • ... (Another 33 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  11. ...

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