Beauvois History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Beauvois family

The surname Beauvois was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility. Richard de Beauvais held the estates in 1128.

Early History of the Beauvois family

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Beauvois Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Beauvais, Beaufrey, Beaufre, Beauvois, Beauvoir, Beauval and many more.

Early Notables of the Beauvois family (pre 1700)

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Beauvois Ranking

In France, the name Beauvois is the 2,950th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [1]

United States Beauvois migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Beauvois Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jacobus Beauvois, who landed in New York in 1687 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Beauvois (post 1700) +

  • Jean-Léon Beauvois (1943-2020), French psychologist and university professor

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  2. ^ 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) on Facebook