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The surname Bouchais 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 Bouchais was derived from the Old French word bochier, which means butcher.

Bouchais Early Origins



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

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Bouchais Spelling Variations


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Bouchais 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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Bouchais Early History


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Bouchais Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouchais 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 Bouchais History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bouchais Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouchais 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 Bouchais 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: Andrew Boucher settled in Virginia in 1650; Jerreard Boucher settled in Barbados with his servants in 1680; Elizabeth Boucher settled in Rappahannock, Virginia, in 1728.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Bouchais Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouchais 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 22 October 2013 at 13:40.

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