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The noble French surname Arquette is of occupational origin, deriving from the trade or profession pursued by the first bearer. In this instance, the surname Arquette derives from the French word "archer" which signifies "bowman," deriving from the Latin word "arcuarius or arcarius" which signifies "bow." Therefore, the surname Arquette was used to distinguish a bowman or a maker of bows.

Arquette Early Origins



The surname Arquette was first found in the southern region of Provence. An early reference to the Arquette name, shows that the Arquier family in Provence was listed among the ancient aristocracy of France.

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Arquette Spelling Variations


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Arquette Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Arquette, Arquier, Archer, Larquer, Larcher and many more.

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Arquette Early History


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Arquette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arquette research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arquette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arquette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arquette Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mitchel Arquette who arrived in Vermont in 1887; Eli Arquit, who was naturalized in Baltimore some time between the years 1802-1828; Amiable Arquoit, who was naturalized in Oregon in 1849..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Arquette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Arquette (post 1700)



  • Alexis Arquette (1969-2016), born Robert Arquette, an American actress, cabaret performer, and activist
  • Donald Arquette, American Democrat politician, Chair of Lake County Democratic Party, 2003-07
  • Clifford Arquette (1905-1974), American radio and television actor and comedian
  • Rosanna Arquette (b. 1959), Golden Globe-nominated American actress, film director, and film producer
  • Patricia T. Arquette (b. 1968), Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-nominated American actress
  • David Arquette (b. 1972), American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and fashion designer

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Arquette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arquette 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 14 September 2016 at 10:05.

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