Origins Available: English, French
Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the baptismal name Buchard, a variant of Burchard.
Early Origins of the Bocart family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bocart family
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Bocart Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bocart has been recorded under many different variations, including Bockett, Bocket, Bocard, Bocardi, Bochard, Bockard, Bokett, Bucard, Buchard, Bucket and many more.
Early Notables of the Bocart family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bocart family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bocart or a variant listed above:
Bocart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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