The surname Bouchiere 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 Bouchiere was derived from the Old French word bochier, which means butcher.
Early Origins of the Bouchiere family
The surname Bouchiere was first found in Champagne
where the family has held a family seat
in ancient times.
Early History of the Bouchiere family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouchiere 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 Bouchiere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bouchiere Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Boucher, Bouche, Bouchez, Bouchais, Bouchay, le Boucher, de Boucher and many more.
Early Notables of the Bouchiere family (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 Bouchiere Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bouchiere family to the New World and Oceana
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.