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Where did the French Beauchemin family come from? What is the French Beauchemin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Beauchemin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Beauchemin family history?The Beauchemin name means "good road." The original bearer of this name must have lived on a high quality road, perhaps a highway.
Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name Beauchemin, including Beauchemin, Bochemin and others.
First found in Champagne.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beauchemin research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beauchemin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 82 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beauchemin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Beauchemin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
Beauchemin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
The Beauchemin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beauchemin 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.
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