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Bouquet is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name Buchard, a variant of Burchard.

Bouquet Early Origins



The surname Bouquet was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bouquet Spelling Variations


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Bouquet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bouquet have been found, including Bockett, Bocket, Bocard, Bocardi, Bochard, Bockard, Bokett, Bucard, Buchard, Bucket and many more.

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Bouquet Early History


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Bouquet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bouquet research. Another 446 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1207, 1273, 1500, and 1547 are included under the topic Early Bouquet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bouquet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bouquet Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bouquet 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bouquet, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Bouquet Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Bouquet, who landed in Maryland in 1666-1750

Bouquet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne Bouquet, who landed in New York in 1705
  • Jacob Bouquet, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Peter Bouquet, who arrived in South Carolina in 1744
  • Philip Bouquet, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Henri Louis Bouquet, who arrived in America in 1756
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouquet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bouquet (post 1700)



  • Carole Bouquet (b. 1957), French actress best known for her role as the Bond girl Melina Havelock in the 1981 movie For Your Eyes Only
  • Anne Bouquet (b. 1952), French diplomat, High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia
  • Martin Bouquet (1685-1754), French historian
  • Henry Bouquet (1719-1765), British army officer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bouquet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bouquet 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 26 July 2011 at 12:42.

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