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

Bouchey Early Origins



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

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Bouchey Spelling Variations


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Bouchey 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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Bouchey Early History


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Bouchey Early History



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

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Bouchey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouchey 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 Bouchey 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouchey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouchey (post 1700)



  • Edward J. Bouchey, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives, 1958, 1960, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Bouchey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouchey 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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