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

Bouche Early Origins



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

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Bouche Spelling Variations


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Bouche 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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Bouche Early History


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Bouche Early History



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

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Bouche Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouche 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 Bouche 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:

Bouche Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Simon Bouche, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1658

Bouche Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Daniel Bouche, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Pierre Bouche, who landed in South Carolina in 1763

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouche (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouche (post 1700)



  • Alaya Bouché, American politician, Representative from Michigan 9th District, 2000

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Bouche Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Bouche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouche 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 7 January 2016 at 12:33.

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