Giguere History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Giguere family

The surname Giguere was first found in Languedoc where this celebrated family held a family seat from very early times.

Important Dates for the Giguere family

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Giguere Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gigord, Gigorde, Gigorre, Gigorres, Gigort, Gigors, Gigorz, De Gigord, De Gigorde, De Gigorre, De Gigorres, De Gigort, De Gigors, De Gigorz, Gigorns, Guigorns, Gigorium, Guigorcium, Gigor, Gigo, Giger, Gigaud and many more.

Early Notables of the Giguere family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name at this time was Raymond De Gigord, Counsellor to the King, Judge and Lieutenant-General of the Duchy of Joyeuse during the 1500's; Nicolas Gigault (ca. 1627-1707), a French Baroque...
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Giguere migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Giguere Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Madeleine Giguere, aged 9, who immigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • Mr. C. Giguere, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Mrs. Giguere, aged 28, who immigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • J.E. Theodule Giguere, aged 49, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Laure Giguere, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1913
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Giguere migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Giguere Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Robert Giguère (1616-1709), who had settled in Quebec by 1651 when he married Aymée Milville in that city, one of the founders of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré
  • Robert Giguere, son of Jean and Michelle, married Aymée Miville, daughter of Pierre and Charlotte, in Quebec on 2nd July 1652 [1]
  • Martin Giguere, son of Robert and Aymée, married Marie-Françoise Pinard, daughter of Louis and Marie-Madeleine, in Sorel, Quebec on 7th May 1682 [1]
  • Martin Giguère married Marie Françoise Pinard at Sorell in 1682
  • Joseph Giguere, son of Robert and Aymée, married Angélique Mercier, daughter of Julien and Marie, in Sainte-Anne, Quebec on 11th November 1698 [1]
Giguere Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Étienne Giguère married Marie Madeleine Mercier in 1701 at Ste-Anne
  • Etienne Giguere, son of Robert and Aymée, married marie-Madeleine Mercier, daughter of Julien and Marie, in Sainte-Anne, Quebec on 20th June 1701 [1]
  • Jean-Baptiste Giguere, son of Robert and Aymée, married Louise Magnan, daughter of Jean and Marie, in Montreal, Quebec on 22nd January 1704 [1]
  • Louis Giguere, son of Martin and Marie-Françoise, married Élisabeth Deguire, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne, in Saint-François-du-Lac, Quebec on 8th Fberuary 1717 [1]
  • Joseph Giguere, son of Joseph and Angélique, married Marguerite Racine, daughter of Etienne and Catherine, in Sainte-Anne, Quebec on 9th February 1722 [1]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Giguere (post 1700)

  • Gary Giguere Jr., American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 2002; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004 [2]
  • Réal Giguere (1933-2019), Canadian talk and game show host, inducted into the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame (2001)
  • Samuel Giguere (b. 1985), Canadian CFL football player
  • Paul-Antoine Giguere CC (1910-1987), Canadian academic and chemist
  • Nathalie Giguere (b. 1973), Canadian Olympic swimmer
  • Jean-Sébastien Giguere (b. 1977), Canadian NHL hockey goaltender, Conn Smythe Trophy recipient
  • François Giguere (b. 1963), Canadian former general manager of the Colorado Avalanche

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Citations

  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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