The name Bauchamp is derived from the Old French words "beau," which means "beautiful," and "champs," which means "countryside" or "field." As such, it is classed as a topographical surname, that is, one taken from physical features or landmarks near where the family lived.
Early Origins of the Bauchamp family
The surname Bauchamp was first found in Poitou, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Bauchamp family
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Bauchamp Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Beauchamp, Beaucham, Beauchamps, Beauchanp, Beauchan, Beauchant, Beauchans, Beauchemp, Beauchem, Beauchemps, Beauchent, Beauchen, Beauchens, Beaucamp, Beaucamps, Bochamp, Bocham, Bochamps, Bochemp, Bauchamp, Baucham, Bauchamps, Bauchanp and many more.
Early Notables of the Bauchamp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bauchamp family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bauchamp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- L Bauchamp, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 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)