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Rochfort History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Rochfort family


The surname Rochfort was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Rochfort family


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Rochfort Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rochefort, Rochefor, Rochefaure, Rochefore, Rochfort, Rocfort, Rossefort, Rauchefort, Rauchefor, Rochefaur, Rochford, Rocheford, Rauchefors, Rauchford, Raucheford, Rocford, Rockford, Rokford, Rockfor, Rokfor, De Rochefort, De Rochefor, De Rochefaure, De Rochefore, De Rochfort, De Rocfort and many more.

Early Notables of the Rochfort family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rochfort family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rochfort Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Rochfort, who arrived in Virginia in 1705 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Rochfort Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Rochfort, aged 24, who landed in New York in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Rochfort, who landed in New York, NY in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas E. Rochfort, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1892
  • Valentine Rochfort, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Nora Rochfort, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Kilmore, in 1898

Rochfort Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Emma Rochfort, aged 49, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Matthew Rochfort, aged 20, who landed in America from Cambuslang, Scotland, in 1909
  • Ivy Rochfort, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Manchester, England, in 1910
  • Thomas Rochfort, aged 24, who landed in America from Mullagh, Ireland, in 1911
  • Kate Rochfort, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Ballaghadereen, Ireland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rochfort Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Rochfort, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Bartlett" in 1847 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN BARTLETT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847JohnBartlett.gif
  • Ann Rochfort, aged 23, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml
  • Maria Rochfort, aged 21, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml

Rochfort Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Rochfort, aged 21, a carpenter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Rochfort (post 1700)


  • Spencer Rochfort (b. 1966), American-born, Canadian television and film actor
  • Robert Rochfort (1652-1727), Irish Attorney-General, judge and speaker of the Irish House of Commons
  • George Boyd- Rochfort VC (1880-1940), Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Major-General Charles Rochfort Scott (1790-1872), British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
  • Sir Cecil Boyd- Rochfort CVO (1887-1983), British thoroughbred racehorse trainer, British flat racing Champion Trainer five times
  • Major-General Alexander Rochfort KCB CMG (1850-1916), British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey (1910 to 1916)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN BARTLETT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847JohnBartlett.gif
  3. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml


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