Boquet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Boquet family

The surname Boquet 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 Boquet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boquet research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1448, 1613, 1607, 1740, 1809, 1819, 1823 and 1836 are included under the topic Early Boquet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Boquet 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.

Early Notables of the Boquet family (pre 1700)

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United States Boquet migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boquet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jean Bte Boquet, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718 [1]
  • Jean Baptiste Boquet, who settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • Nicolas Boquet, who settled in Louisiana in 1720
Boquet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Louis Boquet, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1803
  • Peter Boquet, who was naturalized in Iowa between the years 1849-1857

Canada Boquet migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boquet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Charles Boquet (circa 1630-1681), an early Canadian Jesuit, listed in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography


  1. ^ 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)


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