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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:

  • Marie-Louise Beauchemin was married in Nicolet, Quebec two years later

Beauchemin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Beauchemin, who lived in Quebec during the seventeenth century and died in Boucherville in 1693

Beauchemin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Marie-Renée Beauchemin was married in 1748 in Pte-aux-Trembles, Quebec


  • Charles-Nérée Beauchemin, Canadian Québécois poet and physician
  • Micheline Beauchemin (b. 1929), Canadian textile artist and tapestry weaver from Longeuil Quebec
  • Yves Beauchemin (b. 1941), Canadian Québécois novelist
  • François Beauchemin (b. 1980), Canadian professional (NHL) ice hockey player from Québec


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  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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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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