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The surname Bouch is a name that evolved during the medieval era in the French region of Champagne. It was a name for a person who worked as a butcher. Originally the name Bouch was derived from the Old French word bochier, which means butcher.

Bouch Early Origins



The surname Bouch was first found in Champagne where the family has held a family seat in ancient times.

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Bouch Spelling Variations


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Bouch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boucher, Bouche, Bouchez, Bouchais, Bouchay, le Boucher, de Boucher and many more.

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Bouch Early History


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Bouch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouch research. Another 453 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1304, 1506, 1789, 1670, 1551, 1644, 1703, 1770, 1788, 1868, 1622, 1717, 1635, 1703 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Bouch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bouch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was Jean Boucher, Rector of the University and Vicar of St-Benoît, French naturalist; and Pierre Boucher de Boucherville (1622-1717) who went to Canada from France in 1635 with his father; at the age of 18, he entered the services of the Jesuits and spent...

Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bouch 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 were:

Bouch Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Rob Bouch, who landed in Virginia in 1654
  • Thomas Bouch, who arrived in Maryland in 1660-1661
  • John Bouch, who landed in Virginia in 1664
  • John Bouch, who arrived in Maryland in 1665

Bouch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christian Bouch, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782

Bouch Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. James Bouch U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783 was passenger number 221 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 28, 1783 at Staten Island, New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Bouch Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Bouch arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Africaine" in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Africaine.gif
  • Catherine Bouch arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Africaine" in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Africaine.gif
  • Joseph Bouch arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouch (post 1700)



  • Herbert Bouch (1868-1929), English cricketer
  • A. Bouch, New Zealand cricketer during the 19th century
  • William Bouch (1813-1876), Locomotive designer, famous for the locomotives he designed for the Stockton & Darlington Railway
  • Sir Thomas Bouch (1822-1880), English railway engineer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Africaine.gif

Other References

  1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  11. ...

The Bouch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouch 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 18 February 2015 at 13:15.

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