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Boquel Early Origins



The surname Boquel 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.

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Boquel Spelling Variations


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Boquel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boquet, Bocquet, Bouquet, Bochet, Bouchet, Boquel, Bocquel, Boquard, Bocard, Boccard, Boquart, Bocart, Boccart, Bocquant and many more.

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Boquel Early History


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Boquel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boquel research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1448, 1613, 1607, 1740, 1809, 1819, 1823 and 1836 are included under the topic Early Boquel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boquel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boquel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boquel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Boquet (circa 1630-1681), an early Candian Jesuit, listed in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography; Jean Baptiste Boquet, who came to Louisiana in 1719.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Boquel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boquel 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 October 2014 at 11:45.

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