Early Origins of the Bocquet family
The surname Bocquet 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.
Early History of the Bocquet family
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Bocquet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Boquet, Bocquet, Bouquet, Bochet, Bouchet, Boquel, Bocquel, Boquard, Bocard, Boccard, Boquart, Bocart, Boccart, Bocquant and many more.
Early Notables of the Bocquet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bocquet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bocquet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Charles Bocquet, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854 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)