Early Origins of the Bouque family
The surname Bouque was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Bouque family
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Bouque Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Boquet, Bocquet, Bouquet, Bochet, Bouchet, Boquel, Bocquel, Boquard, Bocard, Boccard, Boquart, Bocart, Boccart, Bocquant and many more.
Early Notables of the Bouque family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bouque family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Boquet (circa 1630-1681), an early Candian Jesuit, listed in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography; Jean Baptiste Boquet, who came to Louisiana in 1719.